Agave lophantha-Center Stripe
This agave forms
irregular colonies of small succulent upright plants that grow to about
2' tall by 3' wide. They have a slow to moderate growth rate
depending on culture.
Stiff, glossy sword-like dark green to light green leaves
have a light stripe down the center forming rosettes.
The leaves are flattened and somewhat sword-like having sharp
spines on margins and the tip.
The flower spike is un-branched, reaching 12’ with
This agave is native to south Texas south
into eastern Mexico and prefers well-drained soils, full sun to partial shade.
It is susceptible to the Agave snout weevils without protection.