Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 664.4'
6/22/17 - Official

The Edwards aquifer and its catchment area in the San Antonio region is about 8,000 square miles and includes all or part of 13 counties in south-central Texas.

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Year-Round Watering Hours

Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed any day of the week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

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Aquifer Level 664.4 | Year-Round Watering Hours

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Common Name: Agave, Mescal Scientific Name: Agave parryi
Plant Group: Cacti and Succulents Plant Height: 3'
Summary or Description:  
Full sun. Evergreen. Considered one of the most attractive agaves, with wide blue leaves and jet-black spines. Monocarpic, with 12' yellow-flowering stalks at the end of its life cycle. Plants produce plentiful offsets. Winter-hardy to 0 degrees F, but avoid wet feet; well drained soil is a must. Many horticultural varieties are available for use in residential landscapes; see artichoke agave.  A west Texas native.
Agave, Mescal
Agave, Mescal

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