Borego Desert Agave
Desert Agave is a medium-sized species variable in color, leaf size and shape. Plant can be solitary, have few offsets, or form very large colonies. Rosettes of triangular, linear, or lance-shaped leaves that are thick, rigid, and concaved with evenly spaced small teeth on margins and a terminal spine. The leaves are glaucous, grey, blue-grey, or green and may sometimes appear banded. A very attractive agave for a very hot and dry spot.
Leaf notes : Leaf width, length and color vary considerably among plants.
Leaf texture : Glaucous, thick, rigid
Leaf length : 6-16"
Leaf width : 2-3"
Leaf shape : Triangular, or linear; concaved, toothed margins
Leaf color : Grey, blue-grey, or green
Flower notes : Monocarpic - flowers only once at end of life cycle.
Flower color : Yellow
Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen
Average size maturity width : 2 ft.
Average size maturity height : 1-2 ft.
USDA Zone : 5 to 10 F( Z7b)
Water requirements : Moderate
Light exposure : Sun
Attractive bark :Yes