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Agave multifilifera
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Agave multifilifera

Chahuiqui Century Plant

Item #: 5656

Zones: 8a to 10b, at least

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mexico

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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This delightful Mexican agave, native to 7,000' elevation in Durango, Chihuahua and Sinaloa, is closely allied with the better known Agave filifera, except for, of course, more hairs. If the amount of hair now defines a species, bald guys watch out. From seed, our plants are wildly variable...some having filifers that would make '80s hair bands proud, to those sorely in need of Rogaine