Furcraea selloa -v- marginata


Description: 

This 'False Agave' produces 3-5 foot long leaves and has yellow variegation along the wavy margins. The leaves are lined with hook-like spines. Green flowers bloom on 20 foot tall flower stalks in spring when plants reach maturity. This plant only blooms once in its long life, it will shoot up a 20ft tall stalk and bloom a green flower. After blooming the plant will die. Could take anywhere from 20-100 years.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9b-11
Family: 
Agavaceae
Flower : 
Pale green
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Partial shade to sun
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer, drier in winter
Mature Height: 
10ft
Mature Width: 
10ft
Walk-in Retail Prices
15 gallon: 
$65.00
65 gallon: 
$300.00
Latin Name: 
Furcraea selloa -v- marginata
Common Name: 
Varigated Sword Lily

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