Hours: Daily 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Phone: (510) 642-3343
Welcome to the plant deck at the UC Botanical Garden. We are a commercial nursery located within the botanical garden; 100% of our proceeds go towards the garden’s operating expenses. When you buy a plant from us, you are directly supporting the UC Botanical Garden.
Visit the plant deck and see what we have to offer. Whether you’re landscaping your yard, looking for succulent dish garden gifts, or searching for that rare greenhouse addition, you’re sure to find it on the plant deck.
Nursery Availability Lists
Black-spined Agave, Agave macroacantha
The waterwise Agave macroacantha is a splendid plant for Bay Area gardens. This small clumping agave has stunning narrow powder blue leaves tipped with an impressive black-brown spine. Mature plants will grow to about 2 feet tall and wide. Grow in full to part sun. This symmetrical agave is perfect for use in pots on patios and in the smaller urban gardens. It is native to the Mexican states of Oaxaca and Puebla and hardy to 25° F.