Furcraea Plant (Succulent)


The Furcraea genus includes succulent shrubs sometimes used as ornamental pieces in gardens and as a source of natural fibers.

The most popular among them is the Furcraea foetida: its long, sword-shaped, variegated leaves make it a distinctive and attractive ornamental piece. 

Furcraea foetida also blooms with flowers ranging from creamy white to green with a powerful and pleasant scent


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Plant Details

  • Plant Size: Approximately 6-10 inches in overall height, from bottom of pot to top leaf and 10-15 inches spread
  • Other name(s): Furkeria or Furcaria, Furcraea foetida, Giant Cabuya, Green-aloe or Mauritius-hemp
  • Plant Type: Flower (Creamy-white to green)
  • Plant Placement: Indoors and Outdoors
  • Bloom season: Throughout the year (If little taken care)
  • Maximum Reachable Height: Up to 10 feet (120 inches
  • Difficulty: Easy to grow and low maintenance 


What’s Included

  • Plant: Furcraea Plant (1)
  • Pot: 5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black) (1)


Please Note

  • All images displayed are of real products
  • Actual plant may vary from the picture with respect to size and appearance
  • As they are natural being and each plant differ from each other 
  • These are natural plants and required to be handled with love and care
  • Pot design and color are subject to availability 
  • The actual delivery time may differ depending on the availability of the product


Care Tips


  • Full sun is best, but Furcraea will do fine in light shade as well
  • A south-facing exposure or unobstructed east- or west-facing window good for it 



  • Drought resistant due to their large root system: watering them infrequently (though more so during their bloom in summer and spring) will be fine
  • Be careful not to overwater
  • As with most succulents, standing water can be lethal



  • Well-draining succulent mix is crucial
  • This plant should never be in water-logged soil or allowed to stand in a tray with water
  • The pH should be slightly acidic



  • Either a controlled-release fertilizer at the beginning of the season or weekly fertilization with a weak liquid solution is fine
  • Needs a 20-20-20 fertilizer at 1/4 strength, while younger ones need one with less nitrogen


Repotting and Propagation 

  • When repotting, make sure the soil is dry first, then remove the plant gently from its pot
  • Knock away old soil and any dead roots before repotting the plant and filling it with potting soil, making sure to keep its roots widely spread
  • After repotting, give it about a week before watering again, to avoid rotting its roots
  • It propagates from bulbs that appear at the base of the mother plant
  • These small bulbs can be collected and replanted in fresh containers
  • Make sure, though, to keep them well-drained in their infancy and provide bright light


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