Agave pablocarrilloi Colima Stone Agave
(This plant comes in either a 3.5" or shown in a 1-gallon pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. 3.5" plants are shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots, and larger plants are shipped bareroot.)
Agave Pablocarrilloi goes by the common name “Colima Stone Agave” or “Carillo Agave”. This succulent is sword-shaped. The plant has its origin in Mexico and belongs to the family of Asparagaceae. Carillo Agave faces dormancy in winter and it can grow up to a height of 2-3 feet.
Even though Colima Stone Agave is one of the rare plants in the family that perfectly thrives in a container, it is extremely slow-growing too.
You will witness the growth of large, stiff, and yellow-colored flowers. Colima Stone Agave will bloom during summer, right before monsoon approaches.
Watering and Feeding
Colima Stone Agave has moderate water requirements. It can survive with minimal watering but can rot if overwatered. Fertilize the plant with an all-purpose liquid fertilizer once a month.
Ensure that the soil is free-draining and fertile. Since the succulent does best in desert climates, prepare a sandy soil mix.
Colima Stone Agave grows best in the summer season, considering its frost tolerance of approximately -6.5° C (20° F). It belongs to the hardiness zone between 7 to 11.
Agave Pablocarrilloi enjoys full sun since the first day it is planted. They prefer light shade when young and if in dry and hot climates.
The plant can be propagated through offsets. When they have matured and grown large enough, gently break them away and plant them in a container.
Agave Pablocarrilloi is low maintenance and flexible when it comes to thriving in climatic conditions. This is one of those plants which are known to be highly child and pet friendly.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Ivory curls|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 12|
|Height||2 to 3 feet|
|Scientific Name||Agave pablocarrilloi|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|