Mangave ‘Praying Hands’

Mangave 'Praying Hand' Image

Praying Hands comes from the foliage’s appearance, like clasped hands in a prayer posture. This cultivar gets this appearance from Agave Ocahui, one of its parents. It also has some ornate patterns from the manfreda part of the family through Mangave ‘Bloodspot.’

Family:Agavaceae/Asparagaceae.
Genus:Mangave.
Scientific Name:Mangave ’Praying Hand’.
Growth Season:Spring to autumn.
Preferred Temperature:15.5oC (60oF) give or take a few degrees. Winter is hardy to between -6.6 and – 3.8oC (20-25oF) if the temperature remains in that position for a short time.
Hardiness Zone:USDA Zone 9-11.
Average Mature Height & Width:It is about ten inches tall with a similar width.
DormancyIts growth slows down in winter.
Toxicity:When ingested or touched, it is not toxic to humans or pets.
Mangave ‘Praying Hands’ Summary

Mangave Praying Hands Physical Characteristics

This evergreen plant has bold, evergreen leaves that curl upward. The leaves have a pointy end, and they have a lanceolate shape. Their habit, however, differs from many other plants in that the leaves curl upward, forming a closed rosette that is narrow at the bottom, wide in the middle, and tapering at the top. The margins of its leaves are reddish, giving the entire plant a flourish finish. 

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