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Agave weberi

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agave (a-GAH-vee) (Info)
Species: weberi (WEB-er-eye) (Info)

Synonym:Agave franceschiana

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:
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)
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is monocarpic
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

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

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

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Aug 7, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

large attractive long-leaf agave from s Texas into Mexico.. diameter up to 8', and can grow up to 5' tall.
Very tiny teeth along leaf margins, but sharp, stiff terminal spine. Leaves pale blue, arching and moderately channeled ('U' on cross section)

Regional...

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

Grenoble,
Chandler Heights, Arizona
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Picture Rocks, Arizona
Arroyo Grande, California
Reseda, California
San Diego, California
San Dimas, California
Sonoma, California
Blue Diamond, Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada
Austin, Texas
Garden Ridge, Texas
Shepherd, Texas



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