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PlantFiles: Blue Agave, Tequila Agave
Agave tequilana

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agave (a-GAH-vee) (Info)
Species: tequilana (te-kee-lee-AH-na) (Info)

Synonym:Agave palmaris
Synonym:Agave pedrosana
Synonym:Agave pres-mulae
Synonym:Agave pseudotequilana
Synonym:Agave subtilis

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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

Bloom Color:
Pale Green
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From bulbils

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Regional...

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

San Leandro, California
Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii
Elgin, Texas
Fentress, Texas



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