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Maguey Tecolote
Scientific Name: Agave maximiliana (Berger) Gentry
Synonym: Agave gustaviana, Agave katharinae, Agave conjuncta, Agave maximiliana var. katharinae, Agave crenata
Family: Agavaceae
Maguey Tecolote (Agave  maximiliana)
Agave maximiliana var. katharinae at the DBG
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Western Mexico between 3000 and 7000 feet elevation (900 to 2100 m)

Growth Habits: Solitary rosette, up to 40 inches in diameter (1 m)

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Seeds

Maguey Tecolote (Agave  maximiliana)

Blooming Habits:
Greenish yellow flowers on a 25 feet tall panicle (7.5 m). The flowers are edible.

Fruiting Habits:

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