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Common Name: Giant Furcraea
Plant Family: Agavaceae
12 in stock
Hardiness/minimum temperature: Hardy to minus 5 deg. CPlanting Style: architecturalFlower Colour: WhiteHeight: large (up to 12 feet)Habit/Shape: SpikyEvergreen: YesSoil Type: Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
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.
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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);
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.