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Agave ocahui var. ocahui
Scientific Name: Agave ocahui var. ocahui Gentry
Synonym:
Family: Agavaceae
Agave  ocahui var. ocahui Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10, 12-24
USDA: 8b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 15F (-10C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Heat resistant in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Northeastern Sonora State, Mexico, at 1500 to 4500 feet elevation (450-1350 m)

Growth Habits: Solitary succulent rosettes, 2 to 4 feet in diameter (60 to 120 cm), 20 inches tall (50 cm).

Watering Needs: Infrequent water

Propagation: Seeds


Rigid leaves to 18 inches long (45 cm)

Agave  ocahui var. ocahui

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

Blooming Habits:
Old plants have bright yellow flowers on a 10 feet tall spike (3 m)

Fruiting Habits:

References:
Dry Climate Gardening With Succulents : The Huntington Botanical Gardens

Check for Field Collection numbers at Ralph Martin's Site


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