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Agave aurea (100 seeds)


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Agave aurea (Asparagaceae) A large Agave native to the Baja California peninsula in Mexico that forms a rosette of attractively arching, succulent, bluish or yellowish-green leaves. It can reach to 2 m. Sowing : Use a gritty mix of peat, cocofiber, vermiculite and perlite, sand or similar media. Fill shallowly in trays or pots and sow the seeds on the surface. Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil, about as thick as the seeds are. Label with species name and date. Do not cover with plastic or glass. Place trays or pots at temperatures between 25 and 30°C (75 to 90°F) in a brightly lit spot but out of full sun and keep slightly damp but never wet. Seeds will sprout reliably after a few days or weeks. Locality : Ex Hort. Harvest : August 2020