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Furcraea foetida ‘Mediopicta’

Mauritius hemp

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Features

  • BloomsJuly
  • Height2m to 3m
  • Spread4m to 5m
  • Growth HabitOval palm-like
  • Flower ColourGreen

Description

Furcraea foetida ‘Mediopicta’ (Mauritius hemp). This is also known as F. gigantea. A perennial succulent producing broad, sword-shaped, green leaves with cream-white stripes. In the summer, bell-shaped green flowers are borne.

Characteristics

Perennial, Succulent or Cactus

Other common names

Green aloe

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained

Propagation

Propagate from seed in spring or by division.

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