Agave utahensis ssp. utahensis Engelmann

Main species. Forms quite attractive, grass-like groups with dark green spheres. Suitable for pot culture since it stays little. Difficult in culture

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Littaea

Section

Urceolatae

Diameter

up to 40cm

Inflorescence

180-280cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

May - June

Reproduction

suckers, seed

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Natural Location

Occurrence

Arizona, Utah

 

Very dry, hot locations, rocky, mostly east-oriented. Formation of dew


Remarks

Dew at night is obviously very important

Can certainly tolerate temperatures down to -15 Celsius, northwesternmost species of the whole genus



 

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep frost free

Soil

keep moderately moist


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