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Click & Collect

We are offering free click & collect, free local delivery and nationwide delivery by courier for most UK addresses. The Nursery is not currently open for general browsing. For more details click here.

Furcraea longaeva

Common Name: Giant Furcraea

Plant Family: Agavaceae

Price:  £6.50
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SEPTEMBER SPECIAL OFFER: Save 15% when you order any 6 or more of our plants

Availability:  

  

5 in stock

Planting Style:  architectural
Flower Colour:  White
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Spiky
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C


Related to the Agave, and with a similar habit (though less spiny!), the rosette grows for several (many) years, forming a trunk, then, when it's in the mood, it produces a giant flower spike up to 40 foot tall. While you wait, this makes an excellent plant for a large pot or planted in well-drained soil in a sunny border.


Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds only (Royal Mail) £2 Click & Collect from the nursery or from Plant Fairs (2 days notice required) FREE
Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands From £10    

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Shrubland Park Nurseries