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