Plant Catalog - AGAVE AMERICANA
A rugged Agave species native to Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Glaucous gray-green leaves are broad and lined with jagged teeth. The needle-sharp terminal spines and overall mature size can make this quite the formidable succulent. Produces offsets as it grows. At the end of its 10 - 30 year life span, a tall inflorescence blooms.
USDA zones: 8 - 10
Sunset zones: 10, 12 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: 3 - 8 feet high and 6 - 12 feet wide
Light needs: full sun or partial shade
Water needs: low water