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Agave ellemeetiana
Scientific Name: Agave ellemeetiana Jacobi
Family: Agavaceae
Agave  ellemeetiana Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Semi tender in Phoenix, hardy to 30F ( -1C), it needs frost protection on coldest nights

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Known only in cultivation, but probably from Mexico (probably the state of Veracruz)

Growth Habits: Stemless rosette, up to 2 feet tall (60 cm), 3 feet wide (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water in summer


Blooming Habits:
The pale greenish yellow flowers of the Agave ellemeetiana are organized in a 10 to 15 feet tall tight spike (3 to 4.5 m).

Fruiting Habits:

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