How to grow Furcraea

Furcraea grow and care – succulent of the genus Furcraea also known as Maguey, Furcraea perennial evergreen plant, the plant dies after the bloom and the young plant grow instead and also used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, subtropical, mediterranean, tropic or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color can be: green, green with yellow or white, leaves are fleshy, grow in rosettes structure, leaf pointed like spear shape with sharp top.

Furcraea flower

Flower color green-yellow, the flowers grow in cluster on stalk.

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How to grow Furcraea growing and care:

Better frost free, but can survive frost

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

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Recommended planting season?
All year, (in cold climate better in the spring)

Pests and diseases:
Agave snout weevil, snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune a Furcraea:
Dead leaves, dead mother plants and stalk

Size of the plant?
0.5-3m (2-10 feet) the leaves, and the stalk 2-8 m (6-24 feet)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

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General information about the flower:
Green-yellow flowers, the flowers grow on stalk in cluster

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