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Agave obscura coll. #D12-42
C. Schoenfeld @ In Situ, Mexico

Agave obscura coll. #D12-42

Hardy Century Plant

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Item #: 5154

Zones: 7b to 10b, guessing

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mexico

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

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(syn: A. polycantha var. jalapensis) This collection of the rare (or should I say obscure) agave is from the site that agave guru Howard Gentry mentions in his book near Zacatepec in the Mexican state of Puebla. This small 2' wide agave makes a tight mound of green, small-spined leaves, topped when mature with a dramatic 15' tall flower spike. We don't have many, so take advantage of this opportunity to acquire a plant of this rarity.