Agave Shaka Zulu

Size Guide
SIZE: Pot Diameter x Total Height
Size Tip: Fits in a pot with a 16cm+ opening

Item Delivery: 1-2 weeks

Plant Care: Succulent Focus Nutrition

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Agave Shaka Zulu is a beautiful specimen plant. Named after the most famous Zulu clan chief, Shaka, who reigned the Zulu tribes in the early 1900s, with a fierce reputation for military strategy and warfare.

The dense geometric blue-green rosette of fleshy leaves are edged in red and finish in a fine point reminiscent of Zulu spears.

Agave Shaka Zulu Care & Info Guide

Light: Bright sunlight preferred.

Water: Water when the soil dries out. Not a particularly thirsty plant, water a couple of times per month March to September. Drought tolerant.

Temperature: Average and warm household temperatures 16-28°C. Can tolerate low temperatures but preferably keep above 8°C.

Humidity: Likes things dry. Avoid humidity.

Feed: Feed occasionally, perhaps only once or twice a year. View Plant Nutrition

Care tips: Agave grow from the centre and older foliage dies away as the plant matures. Remove older stems as necessary. Agave are quite happy being somewhat pot-bound.

Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height and spread 40cm. Very slow growing.

Toxicity: Sap can be an irritant and the thorn at the tip is sharp!

Origin: Cultivar.