Agave parryi var. truncata Gentry

Very attractive plant for pot culture. If not watered too much it should stay small and compact. In our opinion this plant is the nicest member of the Agave parryi group with its light blue-grey coloring

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Parryanae

Diameter

up to 35cm

Inflorescence

?

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

suckers, seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Durango, Zacatecas

 

East-oriented slopes. Thin pine forest, very rocky, dry, sunny. Practically never flowering at the original location due to grasing cattle


Remarks

Due to the conditions at the location a "starving" version of Agave parryi

With enough water this plant can become as large as all the other members of the Agave parryi complex



 

Young

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Inflorescence

Flower

Various

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6C / 43F

Soil

keep totally dry


Outdoor

Sun Tolerance

Hydration

Hardiness

 

Various