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Agave chrysantha

Family agavaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-10)
Size 36"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinates readily at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Reportedly the largest-growing agave species native to the United States, this one hails from central Arizona. The clump of grayish leaves grows to three foot tall and at least as wide at maturity. Part of my Agave 2018 Project.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (100%G, 5-8d)

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