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..
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.