Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida
Furcraea foetida

Furcraea foetida

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Furcraea foetida also known as Giant Cabuya, Green-aloe or Mauritius-hemp is a species of flowering plant native to the Caribbean and northern South America. It is an evergreen perennial sub shrub, stemless with a short stem up to 1 m tall. The leaves are sword-shaped, sharp spine tip at the apex. The flowers are greenish to creamy white, 4 cm long, and strongly scented; they are produced on a large inflorescence up to 7.5 m tall.

 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Autumn and winter
Common Name Mauritius hemp
Dormancy Summer
Flower White
Frost Tolerance -18° C
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Height 4' – 5' (120cm – 150cm)
Origin Native to tropical america
Scientific Name Furcraea foetida variegata
Shape Upright
Sun Exposure Partial shade

Furcraea foetida


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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.