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Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta "Mauritius Hemp" live plant

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Plants for sale are Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta "Agave" Mauritius Hemp Succulent. As with all my plants they are grown from tissue culture to be exact disease free copies of the mother plant. urcraea foetida (Giant Cabuya, Green-aloe female karata, maguey, mayuey criollo, cocuisa, giant cabuya, and aloes vert) is widely grown for its large striped linear leaves with slight wavy margins. These fleshy leaves, in addition to their attractive bright green to cream yellow coloration. Leaves of Furcraea foetida may be rigid, straight or curved. The leaves grow or form into a basal rosette starting from the center of this stemless or short-stemmed perennial shrub. In addition to the leaves, Furcraea foetida produces strongly fragrant flowers. These flowers are greenish to creamy-white in color and open a few at a time for several weeks.
From the leaves to the roots, Furcraea foetida, proves to be a very useful plant. Other than being a source of fiber, the leaves of Furcraea foetida has medicinal uses such as anti-inflammatory effects to aid in wound healing. Furcraea foetida is an ideal groundcover that can help hold the soil thereby furnishing a safer home for wildlife. When used as a landscaping plant, it can definitely add more accent and beauty to any landscaping or patio as it provides a striking contrast when mixed with other foliage plants and shrubs. It s beauty cannot be denied even if it is grown in pots, containers, or as a specimen plant. The roots of Furcraea foetida were once used in tonics used to purify blood. Ships to the continental United States only. 

For indoor growing instructions please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XD0kBZxfCs
 
 
How to grow Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta, 
 
 
Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta soil requirements and planting instructions, Mix together the following: 60 percent potting soil; 20 percent peat moss; 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite. Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta. When planting Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta in the landscape space plants at 16" apart. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0 light conditions, When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has bright indirect light, but not direct sunlight. If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Furcraea Foetida Mediopictaare drought tolerant. Produces Cream colored flowers. Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta fertilizer, this mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower. 
 
Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta pests and disease, Pests or diseases are few and far between. 
 
Furcraea Foetida Mediopicta also refered to as (Giant Cabuya, Green-aloe female karata, maguey, mayuey criollo, cocuisa, giant cabuya, and aloes vert) Florida Hill Nursery is your internet source for buying rare plants and fruit trees. Our online Plant selection ensures the best selection of internet plants available. Ceck out our wide selection of other tropical plants, subtropical plants and norther temperate climate plants. Buy 1 plant or tree and recieve free shipping on the next three plants or trees using *best way shipping. Our online selection of rainforest tropicals and fruit trees can add a piece of the tropics to your back yard, greenhouse, patio or garden.

 


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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 11 August, 2011.