Botanical Name: Agave multifilifera
 Common Name: Agave
  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub, Succulent

 

Height Range

3-6'

 

Flower Color

Yellow

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Green, Dark Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Very Low, Low

 

Growth Rate

Slow

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Thorns/Spines

Design Styles

Ranch, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Silhouette, Specimen, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Patio, Raised Planter, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Filler, Mass Planting, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by:

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

This agave grows singly and often can have a trunk to 3 feet tall. There are hundreds of leaves with copious amounts of filaments and resembles Agave geminiflora or Agave schidigera. Native to Mexico.
Frost tolerant to 20 F.