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Agave guadalajarana 5-6cm

Agave guadalajarana 5-6cm

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Plant Description

Agave guadalajarana, commonly known as "Guadalajara Agave," is a striking succulent plant native to Mexico. It belongs to the Agavaceae family and is highly regarded for its distinctive appearance and its role in the production of traditional alcoholic beverages.

This agave species forms a rosette of thick, fleshy leaves that are typically greenish-gray to blue-green in color. The leaves are characterized by their broad, lance-shaped structure and often feature prominent, spiky teeth along their edges. Agave guadalajarana can reach a mature size of approximately 3 to 4 feet (90 to 120 centimeters) in height and width.

One of the notable aspects of Agave guadalajarana is its importance in the production of mezcal, a traditional Mexican alcoholic beverage. The heart or "piña" of the plant is harvested, roasted, fermented, and distilled to create mezcal. This has contributed to the plant's cultural and economic significance in the region.

In addition to its role in mezcal production, Agave guadalajarana is cultivated as an ornamental plant in xeriscapes, succulent gardens, and arid landscapes. It is appreciated for its hardiness, drought tolerance, and striking appearance, making it an attractive addition to gardens and collections of succulent enthusiasts.

Overall, Agave guadalajarana is a visually appealing and culturally significant succulent plant that plays a vital role in traditional practices while also contributing to the beauty and diversity of arid landscapes and succulent collections.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Pictures of this plant were taken on , please keep on mind that the plant may have grown since pictured.Also be aware that most plants change across seasons. If present foliage could have been fallen or change in its color.

Botanical family: Agavaceae

Botanical genus: Agave

Botanical species: Agave guadalajarana

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