In Mexico, probably for centuries, Agave salmiana plantations have been established with shoots of young rhizomes (Mora-López et al. ). Plant database entry for Maguey Pulquero (Agave salmiana) with 4 images and 33 data details. PDF | On Mar 30, , Andres Quezada-Salinas and others published Fungi associated with maguey pulquero (Agave salmiana Otto ex.

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Back to Agavaceae index. Spring in habitat late March to June appears to be the principal flowering season.

Relatively easy to propagate by seeds or by suckers. Back to Agave index. These leaves are thick, dark green with a large point at the tip and strong spines on the edges. It can be used to stabilise a slope. Mexico North America Evergreen: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

It has a massive stature, urceolate form and shiny green leaves with short acuminate leaf tips. This massive and beautiful agave is from the Mexican states of Guanajuato, Oaxaca, and Puebla that forms a dense and very neat rosette of wide, dark green to gray green leaves. When the plant matures and blooms the tall candelabra inflorescence rises to over 20 feet bearing yellow flowers that attract birds and bees. Tube large funnelform, mm deep, 20 mm broad, thick-walled.


Again at Puebla and Oaxaca Mexico in Ovary green mm long, thick, cylindric. Agave salmiana Otto ex Salm-Dyck [1].

Agave salmiana (Giant Agave)

Koch Gentry [1] is often encountered in cultivation. Secure salmiiana polythene bag around the pot or cover the container with glass or and place in a warm shaded place.

At the other extreme it may be seen planted out in southern Arizona and Texas. It can form small blisters.

Agave salmiana ‘Green Giant’ at San Marcos Growers

Retrieved from ” https: Marginal spines brown to grayish brown, cm including the fleshy mammillate cushions on which they standconfluent at the base of the leaf, the median spines cm distant. This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more.

When a leaf has unfolded, it leaves an imprint magguey the leaf underneath. We wish to thank Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia for some of the information on this page.


Panicle broad, with large loose umbels in upper half of shaft. It produces many suckers which can lead to a large colony if the suckers are not removed.

Agave salmiana (Giant Agave) | World of Succulents

The origins of this variety are somewhat unknown. Some seedlings may appear within a week or 10 days others will take longer. Agave salmiana is a species of the family Salmainanative to central and southern Mexico. The epithet ferox is due to the hard and long up to 8 cm apical spines.

If possible, germinate in a propagator. The exact origins of this variety are unknown.

Protamericanawhich is much hardier. It is found in cultivation in the Tehuacan and Puebla regions, because Agave salmiana is considered to be “the” salmiaana wine making agave “maguey de pulque” and it was cultivated for this purpose for over years. It needs a very well-drained, soil.

The largest specimens have been significantly taller.