Agave New Mexico

Description
Botanical Name: 
Agavaceae neomexicana

Native to south eastern New Mexico, West Texas. Leaves are gray green with few and widely spread teeth on the margins. Forms a tight rosette of overlapping leaves from which eventually rises a 10' to 13' flower stalk. Produces many offsets.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Cacti Succulents
Name: 
Agave New Mexico
Plant Type: 
Succulent Perennial
Flower: 
Yellow or reddish
Mature Size: 
3' x 3'
Water: 
Very low
Exposure:: 
Full sun
Spacing: 
1 1/2'
Soil Type: 
Loam; rocky; sand; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season