Furcraea macrophylla grow and care – succulent of the genus Furcraea also known as Maguey, Furcraea macrophylla 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 or variegate green and yellow, leaves are fleshy, grow in rosettes structure, leaf pointed like spear shape with sharp top.

Furcraea macrophylla flower

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

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How to grow Furcraea macrophylla 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?
Yes

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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:
Dead leaves, dead mother plants and stalk

Size of the plant?
1-1.8m, 3-6 feet the leaves, and the stalk 2-4m (6-12 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?
No

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

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

Scientific name:

Furcraea macrophylla

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