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PlantFiles: Hardy Century Plant
Agave salmiana var. ferox 'Green Goblet'

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agave (a-GAH-vee) (Info)
Species: salmiana var. ferox
Cultivar: Green Goblet

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Category:
Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Succulent
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral BajaBlue On Jun 27, 2009, BajaBlue from Rancho Santa Rita, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Agave Green Goblet is a Yucca Do selection of A. salmina var. ferox discovered near the Mexican Sierra Chiquita Mountains. Agave Green Goblet has very thick , dark green leaves (typically gray-green
in the species) that comprise an architectual clump to 4 feet tall by 3 feet wide. Works quite well in full sun and in well-drained soils.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Kingsland, Texas



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