Agave shrevei ssp. matapensis Gentry

Small to mediumsized, nicely grey-blue to grey colored, in the region of Matape widely spread Agave with bell-shaping growth. Attractive and also suitable for pot culture

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Ditepalae

Diameter

up to 90cm

Inflorescence

200-350cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

April - May

Reproduction

seed, very rarely suckers

Common Name

Lechuguilla


Natural Location

Occurrence

Sonora

 

East- to north-oriented steep slopes. Rocky-sandy soil. Limestone. Lots of wind, hot in the summer, cool during the winter, late summer rains


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Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6C / 43F

Soil

keep slightly moist


Outdoor

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