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Chisos Agave
Agave glomeruliflora (A. chisosensis)


Chisos agave is considered a hybrid of A. lechuguilla and either A. gracilipes, neomexicana, or havardiana, depending on its location. It grows in gravelly soil on the slopes of grasslands and in several mountain ranges in the Trans Pecos and Mexico. It has light green leaves about 18 inches long with spined tips and teeth on the margins.

Plant Habit or Use: small shrub

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: yellow

Blooming Period: summer

Fruit Characteristics: capsule

Height: 2 feet

Width: 2 feet

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8

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