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Palmer's Agave
Scientific Name: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Palmer's Agave (Agave  palmeri)
Agave palmeri seedling
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-13,18-21
USDA: 7b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 10F (-12C) or less

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: USA (southeastern Arizona, New Mexico), Mexico (Sonora, Chihuahua)

Growth Habits: Dense rosette, 16 inches to 5 feet in diameter (40 cm to 1.5 m) depending on the clone; solitary in the wild, but produces offsets in cultivation

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Seeds, offsets

Palmer's Agave (Agave  palmeri)

Blooming Habits:
Pale to greenish yellow flowers on a 15 feet panicle (4.5 m), in late winter to early summer

Fruiting Habits:

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