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Agave multifilifera (Chahuiqui)

Agave multifilifera
Chahuiqui, White Thread Agave

This agave forms a dense rosette of narrow leaves lined with prominent white filaments. Older plants can form a modest trunk. This native of the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Durango and Sinaloa occurs at elevations from 4500- 6500 feet. The tall flower spike bears light green flowers with pink margins. Plants in low deserts prefer some shade and supplemental irrigation.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low, Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Green
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Slow
Height 2' - 3' (ft)
Spread 4' - 5' (ft)
Spacing 3' - 5' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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