Furcraea foetida

Also known as:

  • Furcraea gigantea
  • Mauritius Hemp
  • Green Aloe
  • Giant Cabuya

Plant Type

perennial, cactus / succulent

Zones

9b-10b

Size

H:3'-4'
W:6'-8'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

average, well-drained, rich

Water Needs:

low, drought tolerant

Sun Exposure:

sun

Features

Flowers:

white

Foliage:

evergreen

Flowering Time:

summer

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Canby, Oregon

503-651-2006

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Large rosettes to 8', bulbils on bloom stalks.

Description by: Secret Garden Growers

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Canby, Oregon

503-651-2006

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(aka FURCRAEA GIGANTEA) Agave relative (which it resembles), succulent rosettes of pointed, unarmed (no spines) sword shaped medium green leaves, trunkless clumps can reach 4’ high & wide and is grown for hemp fiber. After many years, a tall flower stalk plummets skyward 8-10’. White fragrant flowers are followed by tiny baby Furcraeas Since this is monocarpic, the main plant dies after sowing its seed, so be prepared to pot up a few babies! Light shade, well drained soil, drought tolt. USDA Z9 (mid 20’s)

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