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Mountain Agave


A medium-sized, solitary rosette that has stiff, grey-green leaves with distinctive imprints. Large teeth, widely spaced on leaf margins, and a rigid terminal spine are dark brown to maroon color. Very tolerant of cold, heat, drought, and poor soils.

Agave montana

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Lance-shaped with toothed margins

Leaf color : Grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Monocarpic - flowers at end of life cycle. Remove flower before buds form to prolong plant life.

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4-6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3-5 ft.

Growth rate : Slow

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 5 to 10 F (Z7b)

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes