Agave shrevei ssp. magna Gentry

Large to very large, beautifully grey-blue to grey colored, infrequently seen Agave with a bell-shaped growth. Attractive but not suitable for pot culture

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Ditepalae

Diameter

up to 250cm

Inflorescence

5-7m

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

seed

Common Name

Mezcal blanco, Mezcal ceniza


Natural Location

Occurrence

Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Sonora

 

Highland region, pine and oak forest, mostly east-oriented. Cold in the winter, hot in the summer, heavy rains in late summer


Remarks

Plant practically unknown in Europe





 

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6C / 43F

Soil

keep moderately moist


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