Maguey Verde
A. scabraa

‘Verde‘ Region

Area where maguey ‘Verde‘ ( A. scabraa) grows in Mexico. Brown fading represents density of plants in an area.

‘Mezcal’ Denomination of origin

Area where a distillate produced with an agave can be legally labelled as mezcal.

Political Boundary

‘Verde‘ info

  • No liters of certified mezcal were produced in 2019 with ‘verde’ (a. scabraa). An astounding mezcal that is nowadays available only in small batches locally.
  • Extends over an area in Mexico roughly equivalent in size to the province of New South Wales in Australia.
  • 1 to 2 m height*
  • March to May (Flowering season)
  • 10 to 12 years (Life expectancy / maturity)
  • 500-2500 meters above sea level