False Agave (Furcraea foetida 'Mediopicta')

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Furcraea foetida 'Mediopicta' is a beautiful upright succulent with many features resembling an Agave, but don't be fooled! It has long brightly variegated sword-like blades which will reach approximately 5 feet tall by 7 wide. And although the tips may be a bit pointy, there are no sharp cerrations on the edges. False Agave makes a fantastic accent in a drought tolerant landscape. Best used as s single specamin for a dramatic affect. It takes a few years to the parent plant to bloom, but when it does, it's a spectacular 20 foot stalk with an off-white flower cluster. Watering requirements and maintenance are both very low which makes it quite desirable for garden enthusiasts. Try not to plant close to reflected heat/sun. Hardy to about 25 deg. F. Native to Brazil.

Foliage:

Evergreen

Sun Exposure:

Sun or Part Shade

Mature Height:

4-5'

Mature Width:

6-7'

Water needs:

Low

Bloom Season:

Infrequent