Agave potatorum


About Agave potatorum

Grows as a basal rosette of between 30-80 flat spatulate leaves of up to 1 foot in length and edge fringe of short, sharp, dark spines and ending in a needle of up to 1.6 inches long. The leaves are pale, silvery white, with the flesh visibe coloured green fading lilac to pink at the tips. The flower spike can be 10-20 feet long when fully developed and bears pale green and yellow flowers.

Mezcals made with Agave potatorum: