Agave ornithobroma Gentry

At the natural location a quite inconspicuous, grass-like plant. In the shade green, in the sun strongly rust-colored. This plant can form a regular hemisphere in culture if given the space

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Littaea

Section

Filiferae

Diameter

up to 120cm

Inflorescence

200-300cm

Flower Color

green to reddish

Flowering Time

Reproduction

branching after bloom, ansonsten seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Sinaloa, Nayarit

 

Grows on volcanic rocks in tropical Savanna. Hot lowlands locations with heavy morning dew in the winter and heavy summer rains (July-September)


Remarks

In habitat closely related to Agave geminiflora





 

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Inflorescence

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep slightly moist


Outdoor

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