Agave capensis Gentry

Not very attractive Agave, probably only for the serious collector of any interest. Small edition of Agave aurea with quite narrow and irregularly growing leaves. Few-leaved, mediumsized, sunny and windy location

© Julia Etter & Martin Kristen

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Campaniflorae

Diameter

up to 80-120cm

Inflorescence

180-350cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

January - March

Reproduction

axillary buds, seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Baja California Sur

 

Very barren, rocky, mostly north-oriented locations along the Pacific. "Feeds" partly on morning fog/dew


Remarks

Should be kept as a subspecies of Agave aurea. Froms grass-shaped groups





 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

 

 

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

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Hardiness