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Agave palmeri (Palmer Agave)

Agave palmeri
Palmer Agave

This high-elevation agave forms a compact rosette of blue-green lance-shaped leaves. The leaves measure 2 feet long by 4 inches wide, with reddish teeth along the margins and a sharp terminal spine. This plant is solitary in the wild, but sometimes produces offsets under cultivation. A branched flower stalk to 18' tall has clusters of light green flowers. Plant in full sun and well-drained soil. It is native throughout much of the Southwest.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Green
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Slow
Height 3'-4' (ft)
Spread 4'-5' (ft)
Spacing 3' - 5' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Heat, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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