Furcraea longaeva growing succulent of the genus Furcraea also known as Maguey, Furcraea longaeva 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, leaves are fleshy, grow in rosettes structure, leaf pointed like spear shape with sharp top.
Furcraea longaeva flower
Flower color green-yellow, the flowers grow in cluster on stalk.
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Requirements for Furcraea longaeva 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:
Dead leaves, dead mother plants and stalk
Size of the plant?
0.5-1m (2-3 feet) the leaves, and the stalk 3-4 m (10-12 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 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