Native range: North-Central Mexico
Known names: Agave Cactus
Hardiness: Best kept above freezing, heat tolerant,
Mature Size: ~6" wide and tall
Light: Bright direct light - full sun, shade in afternoon
Water: Drought tolerant, water when soil is dry.
Soil: Succulent mix
Dormancy Period: N/A
Plant Size: Grown in 4" pot, Shipped bare-root
Leuchtenbergia principis is the only species in the genus- which makes this quite a unique plant. Slow growing. Yellow flowers with orange center appears around summer but could also appear in spring. Looks similar to an agave at maturity with a trunk!