WHOLESALE FURCRAEA FOETIDA NURSERIES
Furcraea foetida ‘Mediopicta’ is commonly called ‘Mauritius Hemp’, it is one of the more popular foliage plants. Grown for the architectural nature of the foliage, this is an evergreen perennial with lance or sword shaped foliage.
Reaching up 2m in height with a 2m spread the foliage is a variegated creamy white and green, mainly paler tones. Foliage is fairly stiff and upright, however it spread nicely to form an attractive shape. Excellent in the ground and well as when grown in containers as a feature plant.
Over time it forms a nice rounded clump and being a succulent is drought tolerant once established.
It is not cold tolerant and does not like frosts, however many specimens are found growing as far south as Melbourne.
Furcraea foetida Landscaping Uses
Growing well in full sun to part shade it has a range of applications in commercial landscaping, used as a feature plant as well as for mass plantings.
Furcraea foetida Care
Maintenance is low, a single application of slow release fertiliser in spring is adequate when grown in the ground, twice yearly when grown in containers.
Prune away old dead foliage as required.
111 Stanhope Road Theresa Park NSW 2570
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14 Gladrose Crescent Wongawallan,QLD 4210
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9910 Pacific Hwy, Woodburn, NSW, 2472
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