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Products > Agave weberi 'Reiner's Selection'
 
Agave weberi 'Reiner's Selection' - Reiner's Agave
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (now Asparagaceae)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Synonyms: [Agave 'Reineri']
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 6-8 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 10-15 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Agave weberi 'Reiner's Selection' (Reiner's Agave) - This is a medium-large rosette-forming agave to 5 feet tall by 6-10 feet wide with broad gray-green leaves that have smooth, nearly spineless margins and a dark brown terminal spine. Plant in full sun to light shade in a well-draining soil. It is hardy to 10 F.. This plant is thought to be a selection of Agave weberi, of north-central and northeastern Mexico and South Texas. This selection was made by Reiner Radermacher, the legendary grower at Rancho Soledad Nursery. Rancho Soledad nursery has applied the temporary name 'Reinerii' to this plant but we prefer to list this stunning plant as a selection of Agave weberi.  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in our nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Agave weberi 'Reiner's Selection'.
 
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