It has spots from the Manfredi part of its lineage and broad leaves from the Agave section. It is a product of Hans Hansen, the legendary plant breeder who hybridizes Agave gypsophila, Agave Bovicornuta, and Manfreda Maculosa.
|Scientific Name:||Mangave ’Spotty Dotty.|
|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|
|Dormancy:||Its growth slows in winter.|
|Toxicity:||When ingested or touched, it is not toxic to humans or pets.|
Mangave Spotty Dotty Physical Characteristics
It is a beautiful ornamental plant kept primarily for its foliage, but may its flowers are pretty beautiful too. The dots that spot its leaves are why it is referred to as spotty dotty. The broad, fleshy leaves are a testament to its double agave parentage.
Its foliage is light green, and the spots are liver-colored Burgundy Purple. The leaves have orange teeth on the margins. The foliage is so dense that the leaves overlap entirely in a rosette, making it impossible to see the container or foliage from the top. The margins of the leaves are wavy. To conclude, the leaves are pretty fleshy and smooth to the touch.
Before you leave …
You can see all plants from the Mangave genus on Succulent City on this page. Or the previous/next plant:
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!