Agaves are amazing exotic, drought tolerant plants. Native to Mexico and the North, Central and South of the United States, they are a very popular ornamental plants in the UK.
The Agave 'Sharkskin' is a very striking and structural Agave. Characterized by thick upright greyish-green leaves, triangular in shape. Evenly spaced they typically are smooth to the touch and have smooth margins, although a sharp terminal spine is still present, so probably better planting them away from walkways. Very slow growing it does produce offsets.
This Agave is highly tolerant of urban pollution and even thrives in inner city enviroments. Also perfect for exotic gardens, it's bold silhouette makes a wonderful architectural centrepiece.
These large Agaves are exceptional quality from Specialist Growers. Photos to follow of some of the actual plants in stock now.
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AGAVE 'SHARKSKIN' Free UK Delivery
Latin Name: Agave 'Sharkskin'
Common Name: Sharkskin Agave.
Native to: Mexico, North America.
Hardiness: Hardy to -5 and extremely drought tolerant.
Growth: Succulent with a large rosette of greyish-green upright thick, fleshy leaves, with a smooth surface and margins. Dark brown terminal spine
Sun:Full sun/partial shade.
Soil: Sharply draining, plenty of gravel.
Moisture: Dry in winter
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