It is one of the most developed Agaves, close to the Agave americana. Ideal for rock gardens, parks and gardens with very little maintenance.
Scientific name: Agave Ferox
Common name: Agave férox, Maguey manso, Tlacamel
Irrigation: Drought tolerance, necessary to irrigate it only in summer with monthly irrigation.
Temperature: Withstands down to -5 ° C
Low maintenance, very resistant to dry and semi-dry areas.
It needs well-drained and fertilized soil, as it is very sensitive to root rot due to waterlogging.
Sensitive to the mealybug infestation.
Reproduction with suction cups.
The leaf is used in Mexico to extract a juice from which the alcoholic beverage pulque is produced.