Furcraea Selloa Marcinata (Swordfish Plant)

(Amaryllidaceae) origin: Guatemala

A remarkably easy and tolerant plant, composed of a rosette of rigid leaves with spiny tips and edges. In a 5-in. pot the leaves grow 1-1/2 to 2 ft. long and 3 to 4 in. wide. The centre of the leaf is mid-green with slight irregular grey-green markings and margins and spines of creamy-yellow. Will tolerate sunlight or shade, serious neglect and periods of dryness, and will even withstand temperatures down to 40° F. (4° C.) if kept dry. Keep evenly moist in summer to promote growth.

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08. February 2013 by admin
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