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Mangave 'Black Magic' PPAF - Black Magic Mangave
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (now Asparagaceae)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Synonyms: [Mangave 16-36-7]
Parentage: (Manfreda x Agave complex hybrid)
Height: 1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
x Mangave 'Black Magic' PPAF - A very dark succulent with rosettes to 10 inches tall by 2 feet wide with flat to slightly guttered lance shaped leaves that are slightly decurved towards the tips and have lighter colored soft teeth along the margin. These leaves are so heavily spotted with dark purple to make the entire plant look a black purple color when grown in bright light. Plant in full to half day sun in a well-drained soil and give occasional to regular irrigation - the brighter the light the more pronounced the burgundy spotting Cold hardiness on this variety is not well documented but it is thought to be hardy and evergreen down to the mid 20s F and useful in USDA Zones 9 and above. A great looking plant in a container or in the garden where the climate is mild in winter. 'Black Magic' was introduced in 2020 as part of Walters Gardens Mad About Mangave Collection and is a complex Manfreda and Agave hybrid created by Hans Hansen. The picture on this page courtesy of Walters GardensThe information presented on this page is based on research that we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations we have made of it growing in the nursery's garden and in other gardens we have visited, as well how it performs in our nursery crops out in the field. We will incorporate comments that we receive from others as well and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they have knowledge of cultural information that would aid others in growing Mangave 'Black Magic' PPAF.
 
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