Agave scabra facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAgave scabra
Agave scabra (synonym Manfreda scabra), also known as rough leaved agave, is a member of the subfamily Agavoideae.
Agave scabra has rosettes growing 0.7–1 metre (2.3–3.3 ft) in height and 1.5–2 metres (4.9–6.6 ft) in width. It is similar in form to many other agaves. The rosettes are suckering.
The glaucous bluish-green leaves are mostly reflexed and rough (like sand-paper). The inflorescence is up to 4.5 metres (15 ft) in height, with yellow flowers during the summer.
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