Furcraea foetida grow and care – succulent of the genus Furcraea also known as Giant False Agave or American aloe, Furcraea foetida 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 green and the variegated verity green with yellow, the leaves are fleshy, leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf pointed like spear shape.
Furcraea foetida flower
Flower color green, the flowers grow in cluster on stalk.
Furcraea foetida for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Furcraea foetida 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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
All year, (in cold climate better in the spring)
Pests and diseases:
Agave snout weevil, snails, slugs
How to prune a Furcraea foetida:
Dead leaves, dead mother plants and stalk
Size of the plant?
1-2m (3-6 feet) the leaves, and the stalk 4-7m (12-21 feet)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
General information about the flower
Green flowers, the flowers grow on stalk in cluster
Plants Sun Exposure
- Hardiness zone 10
- Hardiness zone 11
- Hardiness zone 12
- Hardiness zone 13
- Hardiness zone 8
- Hardiness zone 9