SAWS Conservation: SAWS Approved Plant List
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 656.9'
9/22/17 - 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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Landscape Watering
Last Digit of Address Watering Day
0 or 1 Monday
2 or 3 Tuesday
4 or 5 Wednesday
6 or 7 Thursday
8 or 9 Friday
No Watering on Weekends

Stage 1:
Water once a week

Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed only once a week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m. on your designated watering day as determined by your address.

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Aquifer Level 656.9 | Stage 1: Water once a week

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Outdoor Conservation

Water-saving Plant List

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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