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Products > Agave tequilana 'Lemeno'
 
Agave tequilana 'Lemeno' - Variegated Tequila Agave
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (Agaves)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Height: 4-6 feet
Width: 3-4 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Agave tequilana 'Lemeno' (Variegated Tequila Agave) - A tall (4-6 feet) spreading agave with thin concave foliage that has yellow variegation along the margins. The edges of the leaves are armored with small, sharp spines. The species is used for making the distilled liquor Tequila in Mexico. Full sun. Drought tolerant.  This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We will also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information about this plant, in particular if this information is contrary to what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Agave tequilana 'Lemeno'.
 
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