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Agave salmiana is a species of the family Asparagaceae , native to central and southern Mexico. These leaves are thick, dark green with a large point at the tip and strong spines on the edges. When a leaf has unfolded, it leaves an imprint on the leaf underneath. Like most agaves, the species is monocarpic , that is to say it only flowers once and then dies. The largest specimens have been significantly taller.
Jacobsen states that the inflorescence of A. The variety A. Koch Gentry  is often encountered in cultivation. Originally from southern and central Mexico, it was introduced into gardens with a Mediterranean climate in Europe and sometimes escaped into the wild, thus becoming naturalised in some parts of southern Europe. Cultivation is easy in a well-drained sandy soil with sunny exposure.
For a pot culture, it requires a container of very large size to remain in an harmonious appearance. It can be used to stabilise a slope. It can withstand a light frost if it is completely dry. It is multiplied more easily by planting shoots than by seedlings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Otto ex Salm-Dyck . Bonplandia 7: Categories : Agave Flora of Mexico Plants described in Hidden categories: Articles with 'species' microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.
Agave salmiana in San Francisco Botanical Garden. Agave salmiana Otto ex Salm-Dyck . Agave atrovirens var. Berger Agave chinensis F. Agave dyckii H. Agave salmiana var.
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Origin and Habitat: Central and southern Mexico. It is also reportedly naturalized in South Africa and in the Canary Islands. Description: Agave salmiana is a medium to large sized species reaching to 1. It is a really distinct looking plant recognizable by its broad fleshy, and well-armed, leaves, graceful, dark grey-green, that bend down at the tip.
Agave salmiana is a species of the family Asparagaceae , native to central and southern Mexico. These leaves are thick, dark green with a large point at the tip and strong spines on the edges. When a leaf has unfolded, it leaves an imprint on the leaf underneath. Like most agaves, the species is monocarpic , that is to say it only flowers once and then dies.