Agave chrysoglossa Johnston

This Agave can become very large if planted out and watered enough. The stiff, "undulating" growing leaves without teeth are very distinct. In sunny places grey, otherwise very dark green colored

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Description

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Basic Data

Subgenus

Littaea

Section

Serrulatae

Diameter

up to bis 240cm

Inflorescence

250-450cm

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

December - February

Reproduction

rarely suckers, seed

Common Name

Amole


Natural Location

Occurrence

Sonora

 

Very barren, mostly sunny locations in naked, vertical cliffs or steep, rocky slopes. Mostly volcanic rock. Not easily accessible. Hot and windy


Remarks

Easily to distinguish species. Gentry suspects hybrids with Agave vilmoriniana which we've seen south of Bacanora (Sonora)





 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

Various

Various

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

Sun Tolerance

Hydration

Hardiness