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PlantFiles: Agave
Agave ensifera

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agave (a-GAH-vee) (Info)
Species: ensifera (en-SIF-er-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Agave heteracantha
Synonym:Agave univittata var. latifolia
Synonym:Agave lophantha var. latifolia

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
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Spacing:
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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:
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Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
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Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
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Seed Collecting:
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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral htop On Feb 8, 2005, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. I found this note at the site named "www.globetrotters.ch"

"Known only as a cultivated plant, book name, no existing specimen known This name shouldn't be used, obviously related to Agave lophantha"

Desert Botanical lists no range:

I found the same thing on other sites that said no specimens were found in any natural habitat. Maybe someone can figure this out.




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