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Agave 'Shark Skin'/Shark Skin Agave

Agave 'Shark Skin' / Agave 'Shark Skin'
Typical rosette of silvery-blue foliage in a rock garden setting
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Typical rosette of silvery-blue foliage in a rock garden setting

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Scientific Name: Agave 'Shark Skin'
Common Name: Shark Skin Agave
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: This Agave produces grayish-green foliage tipped with spines and is especially well adapted for open, sunny plantings where soils are well drained and plants are protected from freezing temperatures. Makes an excellent specimen plant for raised planters.