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Agave atrovirens

'Maguey' is a plant in the Agave genus with a scientific name of Agave atrovirens. Maguey grows as a perennial and is a succulent. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).

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How to grow Maguey

See our list of companion Plants for Maguey to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Maguey from seed

Transplanting Maguey

Common Maguey problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Maguey plants:

Maguey Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin virens meaning “green”

Other names for Maguey

Agave atrovirens Karw. ex Salm-Dyck

Maguey care instructions

How long does Maguey take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Maguey

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