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Scientific Name: Agave multifilifera Gentry
Family: Agavaceae
Chahuiqui (Agave  multifilifera) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10, 12-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy at least to 20F (-7C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango)

Growth Habits: Solitary succulent rosette, to 5 feet diameter, sometimes with a short stem.

Watering Needs: Infrequent water

Propagation: Seeds

Chahuiqui (Agave  multifilifera)

Cultural Practices:
Tolerates poor soil and drought, but requires excellent drainage.

Blooming Habits:
Green flowers with reddish petal margins, on a 16 feet tall spike (5 m), in late spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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