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Agave filifera subsp. schidigera 'Durango Delight'

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agave (a-GAH-vee) (Info)
Species: filifera subsp. schidigera
Cultivar: Durango Delight

Synonym:Agave schidigera

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Tunnelmotor On May 19, 2012, Tunnelmotor from Picture Rocks, AZ wrote:

Attractive agave that does not send out pups that I have seen. Does well in Sonoran desert during winter, spring and fall, but tends to yellow/burn in full sun during our summers. Very drought tolerant, but fast grower with extra irrigation.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Picture Rocks, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Hesperia, California
San Leandro, California
Blue Diamond, Nevada
Austin, Texas



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