An agave native to Central America, which was formally believed to flower only once a century, but does in-fact blossom every 20-30 years. The liqueur or mescal obtained from its sap is known as the real tequila providing it stems from the Mexican state of Jalisco in which the town of Tequila leis. Fermanted sap also provides pulque.
Sow seeds in sandy soil. Do not cover the small seeds, but press gentle into the earth. Keep seeds in constant moisture with temperatures of about 20 °C (68 °F). In winter, the dormant period, plants should be watered very carefully. In summer they may be watered more often.