Blue Agave -

(Agave tequilana)

Cactus and Succulents

Family: Agavaceae Genus: Agave Species: tequilana
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Tina Lenox Planted · 6 years ago
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Blue Agave Overview


Below are common attributes associated to Blue Agave.

Plant Type: Perennial, Cactus / Succulent

Temp / Zone: Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F, Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F, Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F, Zone 11 · Above 40° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Sun

Soil Type: Sand

Soil Drainage: Well Drained, Moderately Drained

Water Needs: Low

Level of Care: Low

Growth Rates: Moderate

Attracts: Visual Attention

Foliage Color: Blue

Average Width: 3' to 4'

Average Height: 3' to 4'

Fragrances: None

Season of Color: Fall Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage, Winter Foliage

Resistant To: Deer Resistant, Disease, Drought, Heat, Insect, Mildew

Landscape Uses: Containers / Planters, Garden Pond, Landscape Beds, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Small Groups

Growth Habits: Mounding, Upright

Theme Gardens: Japanese, Perennial, Rock

Soil pH: 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8

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