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Agave horrida var perotensis (100 seeds)


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Agave horrida var perotensis. (Asparagaceae) Horrid Hardy Century Plant, Perote wicked agave, wicked agave. Native to Mexico. It is a small to medium sized Agave, with solitary and compact rosettes with many dark green leaves that have large brown spines and leaf margins on new leaves that attractively turn grey-white with age. 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: January 2023