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PlantFiles: Agave
Agave toumeyana

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agave (a-GAH-vee) (Info)
Species: toumeyana (too-mee-AY-na) (Info)

Synonym:Agave toumeyana subsp. toumeyana

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
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:
Green

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
2 neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral htop On Feb 10, 2005, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. Additional note: Can be "hairy".

Neutral palmbob On Apr 17, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Arizona native with very stiff, 1/2-3/4" wide toothless leaf blades ending in a formidable spike. Suckers easily. Relatively cold hardy for an Agave.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Reseda, California
Austin, Texas



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