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Chisos Agave
Scientific Name: Agave havardiana Trelease
Family: Agavaceae
Chisos Agave (Agave  havardiana) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -5F (-20C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Prefers some light shade in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: USA (Texas, New Mexico), Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila), at 4000 to 6500 feet elevation (1200-2000 m)

Growth Habits: Medium sized succulent rosettes, occasionally offsetting, 2 feet in diameter (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Occasional summer watering

Propagation: Seeds, offsets

Chisos Agave (Agave  havardiana)

Blooming Habits:
The Agave havardiana has greenish-yellow flowers with reddish tinge. They are organized in a 12 feet tall panicle (3.6 m) and come in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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