Mangave ‘Aztec King’

The Mangave 'Aztec King' Image

Mangave ‘Aztec King’ has a wide, long, and broad mane of silvery green leaves, which doubtlessly have a regal appearance, probably why the plant is referred to as ‘king’. It is a relatively new plant whose characteristics and care practices are still being documented.

Scientific Name:Mangave ’Aztec King’
Growth Season:Spring to autumn
Preferred Temperature:15.5oC (60oF) give or take a few degrees. Winter is hardy to between -5oC (22oF) if the temperature remains in that position for a short time.
Hardiness Zone:USDA Zone 9-11
Dormancy:Its growth slows in winter.
Toxicity:When ingested or touched, it is not toxic to humans or pets. However, it is NOT categorized as an edible succulent, so ingesting isn’t recommended.
Average Mature Height & Width:It can reach an impressive two feet tall and three feet wide.
Mangave ‘Aztec King’ Summary

Mangave Aztec King Physical Characteristics

This stemless succulent is most conspicuous for its leaves. It has relatively broad leaves from its Agave heritage. The leaves have a beautiful sky-blue hue, but they have reddish-purple speckles. The plant is relatively large and deer- and rabbit-resistant, so you can grow it as part of your hedge or as a centerpiece in a garden. Leaves have soft spines on the margins. 

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Richard | Editor-in-chief at Succulent City

Hey everyone! I’m Richard. Welcome to my blog, which is all about succulents, cacti, and a bit about air plants. Ten years back, in 2013, I began my journey with succulents. It started as a simple hobby, crafting and selling charming succulent-themed pins and decorations. But as time passed, my fascination with these remarkable plants grew, and I gained extensive knowledge about them. Therefore, Succulent City is the blog as you see it is now. Enjoy your visit and happly planting!

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