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Mescal Ceniza
Scientific Name: Agave colorata Gentry
Family: Agavaceae
Mescal Ceniza (Agave colorata)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 18F (-8C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Coastal northwestern Mexico (Sonora, northern Sinaloa)

Growth Habits: Succulent rosette, slowly clumping, 2 to 4 feet in diameter (60 to 120 cm). Mature plants develop a short stem.

Watering Needs: Little water, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds or offsets

The Mescal Ceniza occasionally produce suckers.
Mescal Ceniza (Agave colorata)

Blooming Habits:
The yellow to orange flowers of the Agave colorata are organized in a 6 to 10 feet tall panicle (2 to 3 m). They come in the spring.

References:
Agaves, Yuccas and Related Plants: A gardener guide

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