Agave shawii ssp. shawii Engelmann

Small variation of this group. Beautifully spherical and because of its size perfectly suitable for pot culture. Prefers a warm place. Freely suckering

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Umbelliflorae

Diameter

up to 80cm

Inflorescence

200-300cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

April - May

Reproduction

rarely suckers, seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

California, Baja California Norte

 

Hill country, mostly west- to north-oriented, on the Pacific Coast, instead of rain most of the times morning fog and dew, sandy soil


Remarks

Very variable species regarding practically all features





 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

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Hydration

Hardiness