Agaves, Agaves, and Agaves

About the Agave Plants How many different types of agave plants are there? There are approximately 200 species of agave plants, but only about 30 species have been cultivated for commercial use. Common types of agave include blue agave (Agave tequilana), century plant (Agave americana), fox tail agave (Agave attenuata),

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Green background of Agave Americana in Mexico, maguey used to make drinks like aguamiel and pulque

Facts About The Agave Americana

About The Agave Americana The Agave Americana, or Century Plant, is a unique species of succulent plant native to parts of North and Central America. It is a large perennial shrub that can grow up to 10 feet (3 meters) tall with long, sharp spines along its stem and leaves.

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Nolina Nelsonii, agave, yucca

Facts About Nolina Nelsonii

About The Nolina Nelsonii Nolina nelsonii is a species of agave which typically grows in very dry and rocky areas. It has a very distinct look, with its long and slender leaves forming an inverted cone shape. The leaves are light green in color with darker stripes and large red

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What are Agave plants?

Agave plants are members of the Agavaceae family and are native to the Americas, specifically Mexico and the southern United States. They are often referred to as century plants because they can live up to 100 years in the wild. The agave is an evergreen perennial with a rosette of

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