("Shaw's Agave", "Coastal Agave")
This gem is a rare one amongst its sisters. Agave shawii is a very slow-growing, small-to-medium sized agave, with green ovate leaves 20–50 cm long and 8–20 cm wide, and a variable pattern of marginal teeth. It generally flowers February to May, and as typical for agaves, the rosette dies thereafter.
Agave will tolerate any well-draining soil, but their preference is rocky or sandy soil.
once a week, gradually spacing watering to every other week, depending on the weather.
full sun. Tolerates shade.