Blue Agave - Agave tequilliana

Blue Agave - Agave tequilliana

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Purpose/Uses: tequila is distilled from the blue agave’s heart, or piña.  Blue agave is low maintenance and drought tolerant, making it ideal for landscaping design. 

Growth Form: Agave is a 6 to 8 by 6 to 8 foot rosette-forming perennial with stiff, silver blue leaves with sharp toothed margins and a sharp spine. The mature agave shoots an yellow edible flower stalk over 15ft tall signaling the end of this plant's life cycle (8-14yrs).

Light: Full Sun 

Water: Drought Tolerant

Soil: well-drained, prefers rocky or sandy 

Hardiness (USDA Zones): 8 to 10

Type: Perennial