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Agave loferox 'Stairway to Heaven'

Common name century plant
Family agavaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7b-10)
Size 36"
Light sun
Cultural notes well drained soil, drought-tolerant
From seed germinate at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Offspring of A. lophantha and A. x pseudoferox, resulting in a sturdy agave with interestingly upturned leaf tips on a fast-growing plant. The main plant grows about three foot tall; when flowers arrive after quite a few years they appear on stalks up to 20 foot tall.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (36%G, 6-8d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (13%G, 10d)

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