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Agave ovatifolia X Agave utahensis eborispina (Mr Corsi) MAX84

Agave ovatifolia X Agave utahensis eborispina (Mr Corsi) MAX84

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Product Description

The hybrid Agave ovatifolia X Agave utahensis eborispina, created by Mr. Corsi in Italy, is a truly exceptional and rare specimen that combines the characteristics of two distinct Agave species. Here's a description of this fascinating hybrid:

Description:

  • Appearance: Agave ovatifolia X Agave utahensis eborispina inherits traits from both parent species. It likely exhibits a rosette form with succulent, thick leaves that are arranged symmetrically around a central point. The leaves may have a bluish-gray hue, a common feature in many Agave species, and may be slightly curved or lance-shaped.

  • Size: The size of this hybrid can vary depending on environmental conditions and cultivation practices. Generally, it tends to be medium-sized, with rosettes ranging from a few inches to a couple of feet in diameter.

  • Spines and Marginal Teeth: Agave species are typically characterized by their spiky margins and terminal spines. Agave ovatifolia X Agave utahensis eborispina may inherit these traits, with sharp, pointed marginal teeth along the edges of its leaves and possibly a terminal spine at the leaf tip.

  • Flowering: Agaves are monocarpic, meaning they flower only once in their lifetime before dying. The flowering period for this hybrid can vary, but it typically occurs after several years of growth. The flowering stalk, or inflorescence, rises tall above the rosette and produces clusters of flowers. Agave ovatifolia X Agave utahensis eborispina may display colorful blooms, adding to its ornamental value.

  • Hardiness and Adaptability: This hybrid inherits the hardiness and adaptability of both parent species. It can tolerate a range of environmental conditions, including drought and poor soil quality. However, it may prefer well-draining soil and ample sunlight for optimal growth.

  • Cultivation: Cultivating Agave ovatifolia X Agave utahensis eborispina requires similar care to its parent species. Provide it with well-draining soil, ample sunlight, and occasional watering, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Protect it from frost and cold temperatures, especially if grown in regions with harsh winters.

Cultivation Tips:

  1. Sunlight: Place the hybrid in a location where it receives plenty of sunlight, preferably in full sun to partial shade.

  2. Soil: Use a well-draining succulent or cactus potting mix to ensure proper drainage.

  3. Watering: Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent root rot.

  4. Temperature: Protect the hybrid from frost and extreme cold temperatures. If grown outdoors in colder climates, consider overwintering it indoors or providing frost protection.

  5. Propagation: Propagate the hybrid through offsets or pups that develop around the base of mature plants. Wait until the offsets are large enough to handle before removing them and planting them in their own pots.

Agave ovatifolia X Agave utahensis eborispina is not only a stunning addition to any succulent collection but also a testament to the artistry and creativity of hybridization in plant breeding. With proper care and attention, this rare hybrid can thrive and become a focal point in any garden or landscape.


Please be aware that since the day we took pictures of this plant, the plant may have grown, and appear slightly different than what you saw portrayed.

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Pot diameter: 31cm

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