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Weber Agave


This medium to large-sized, refined looking Agave forms a small colony of offsets. The rosettes of large, fleshy, spine-tipped gray-green leaves have finely toothed margins on the lower half of leaves. Moderately cold hardy.

Agave weberi (A. franchesiana)

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes : Terminal spine up to 1-1/2".

Leaf texture : Pliable

Leaf length : 42-60"

Leaf width : 5-7"

Leaf shape : Lance-shaped with fine teeth on lower leaf

Leaf color : Grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Monocarpic - flowers only once at end of life cycle.

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6-10 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4-5 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate-Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 10 to 15 F( Z8a)

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes

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