This relatively large Mangave can spread to four to six feet under the right conditions. It has thick, grey-green leaves with purple-brown spots, making it look brownish purple from a distance. The spots are usually more towards the end of the leaves.
|Scientific Name:||Mangave ’Macho Mocha’|
|Other Names:||Solomon’s Seal, Bear’s Breech|
|Growth Season:||Spring to autumn|
|Preferred Temperature:||15.5oC (60oF) give or take a few degrees. Winter is hardy to -2oC 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.|
Mangave ‘Macho Mocha’ Physical Characteristics
The spots may be described as being liver-colored. They form rosettes, and they have spines at the edges.
Its leaves are grooved, folded in longitudinally. It produces a thick reddish flower after several years of existence stalk from which it blooms. Flowering signals the production of pups, many of which grow at the base of the plant.
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