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Getting tender plants through the winter

Agave xylonacantha

Agave xylonacantha

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Please enquire for approximate date of availability (We will start shipping of our tender plants as they become available, and when the weather warms in spring 2019)

Common Name: Saw Leaf Agave

Plant Family: Asparagaceae

Planting Style:  mediterranean
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)

A species with rather sparsely arranged leaves, each with rather vicious spines. Its previous name A. carchariodonta referred to the Great White Shark, and when you look at its spines, you'll see how fitting this was. The stock we have gently suckers, so you'll have some extra plants to scare your friends with.

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