Agave Tequilana - Blue Tequila Agave
Agave Tequilana is the key ingredient in the alcoholic drink, Tequila, which is made from the hearts of plants older than 10 years. The sap of this heart is fermented and distilled.
Growing to a height and spread of around 1.5 meters, it has the typical rosette forming fleshy leaves tipped with a sharp spine, common to all Agaves.
Its blue green spear shaped leaves can each grow to around 1 meter or more on length and have small spines along its margins.
Reportedly hardy down to -3°C if kept dry.