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Weber Blue Agave, Agave Azul
Scientific Name: Agave tequilana F.A.C. Weber
Synonym: Agave palmaris, Agave pedrosana, Agave pesmulae, Agave pseudotequilana, Agave subtilis
Family: Agavaceae
Weber Blue Agave, Agave Azul (Agave  tequilana) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25F (-3C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico, Central America, cultivated only

Growth Habits: Rosette succulent, up to 5 feet tall (1.5 m), 5 feet in diameter (1.5 m)

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water when established


This is the agave that is used to make the best tequila. It has been cultivated in so many places that no wild population has been determined as native to the area.

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