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Arizona Agave
Scientific Name: Agave arizonica Gentry & Weber
Family: Agavaceae
Arizona Agave (Agave  arizonica) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix to 20F ( -7C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Resistant in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Arizona, USA

Growth Habits: Succulent rosette, up to 2 feet in diameter (60 cm).

Watering Needs: Infrequent water

Propagation: Suckers (called pups)

The Arizona Agave is listed "endangered" by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. It is probably an hybrid of Agave toumeyana and A. chrysantha.

Arizona Agave (Agave  arizonica)

Arizona Agave (Agave  arizonica)

Cultural Practices:
Tolerates poor soil and drought, but requires excellent drainage.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

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