Agave nizandensis Cutak

One of the strangest agave species, very tropical, very soft and quite fragile leaves, produces many suckers, grows best in the shade

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Littaea

Section

Serrulatae

Diameter

up to 60cm

Inflorescence

Flower Color

pale yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

normally clustering, suckers, seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Oaxaca


Remarks

Can bloom after 4 years, according to Gentry in the section "Amolae"

Unclear to which subgenus it belongs

Very distinctive species

 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6C / 43F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

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