Agave ocahui var. longifolia Gentry

The less attractive variation of these two Agaves. With large, teethless leaves which bend like a tuft of grass main wind direction. Can become big. Prefers limestone and lots of wind. Rarely seen in cultur

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Littaea

Section

Serrulatae

Diameter

up to 160cm

Inflorescence

300-400cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

April - May

Reproduction

very rarely suckers, seed

Common Name

Ocahui, Ojahui, Amolillo


Natural Location

Occurrence

Sonora

 

Sharp-edged limestone massifs and vertical cliffs in mountains of volcanic origin, coll in the winter, a lot of water in late summer, lots of wind


Remarks

Status unclear, probably subspecies

Easily distinguishable species



 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

Various

 

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

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