|Scientific Name||Agave americana|
|Principal Common Name||Century Plant|
|Description||A large succulent with large clumps of fleshy, strape-like leaves that have hooked spines along the margins and a wicked spine at the tip. After 10 years or more a flower stalk forms that can reach 15-40 feet.|
|Height Range||6 - 0 FT|
|Spread Range||10 - 0 FT|
|Sunset Zones||10 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Texture||Fleshy : Spiky : Spiny : Stiff|
|Ease of Growing||Easy|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade|
|Soil Preferences||Any : Well-drained|
|Watering Preferences||None : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Color : Form|
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