Agave b Calamar

Asked October 19, 2013, 9:36 AM EDT

I live in Portland, zip 97215 and saw an agave b calamar that temps me. Would it survive our occasional cold winters? Also, how big is the mature size of this plant?

Multnomah County Oregon

1 Response

Calamar Squid Agave (Agave bracteosa 'Calamar') is hardy to USDA zones 8 to 10. It should do well in a container which you could protect during cold and/or wet weather. This evergreen plant grows slowly to about 4 feet tall. The full description of this agave Is here:

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