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Products > Agave 'Parracolorata'
 
Agave 'Parracolorata' - Cabbage Mescal Ceniza
  
Working on getting this plant back in the field but it is currently not available listing for information only!

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (now Asparagaceae)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Parentage: (A. parrasana x A. colorata)
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Agave 'Parracolorata' A very attractive agave with a 2 foot tall rosette of upright silvery-gray leaves that prominently display, on the outwardly exposed surfaces, the bud imprints left by the leaves below. Plant in full sun with little irrigation required. Ultimate hardiness not known but not damaged by any frosts we have experiences and likely hardy to around 15 F. This plant was a selection we made in 2012 from plants grown from seed collected by Brian Kemble from Agave parrasana that he hand pollinated with pollen from Agave colorata in the spring of 2007. All the resulting seedlings were Intermediate between the species - more open than typical Agave parrasana with thinner darker leaves than typical A. colorata. This clone was selected and named by us in 2015 because of its very strong attractive bud imprinting.  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 'Parracolorata'.
 
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