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Light Needs

Common Name

Octopus Agave

Scientific Name

Agave Vilmoriniana

Plant Type


Deciduous / Evergreen


Special Features

The leaves are medium green, long and narrow, and deeply channeled. The leaves undulate and twist, showing why this plant is called octopus agave.


Golden yellow flowers

Growth Rate


Average Landscape Size


Care Information

Octopus agave is fast growing and sometimes flowering in as little as four years after planting. It grows best in full sun or light shade. Very little maintenance is required, until octopus agave flowers.

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