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Agave bovicornuta (Cow’s Horn Agave)

Agave bovicornuta
Cow’s Horn Agave

This bold, stunning agave has wide, dark green, lance-shaped leaves with distinctive red-brown marginal teeth and a terminal spine. This solitary agave (ie: no offsets produced) is native to Sonora, Sinaloa and Chihuahua Mexico. This species performs best in filtered light, and should be protected from direct afternoon sun. Place it under large specimen trees or in patio containers. The branched flower stalk is adorned with yellowish-green flowers. After flowering this plant will need to be replaced.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 4' (ft)
Spread 5' (ft)
Spacing 3' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen
Attracts Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought
Soil Type Sand
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
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