New Mexico Agave grows slowly increasing in diameter annually with some specimens reaching about 3’ wide and 2’-2.5’ tall.
New Mexico Agave flowers once in its lifetime sending up a tall
candelabra-like flower panicle.
This massive spectacular flower stalk is the plants last act as the mother plant then dies.
New Mexico Agave is best grown in full sun with low water on a well-drained soil. It is Hardy to USDA zone 5. Contact Trees That Please Nursery for more information and pricing.
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Photos & Narrative By:
Staff Plant Physiologist