Furcraea Gigantea Striata, Furcraea Foetida Striata - Plant
Description for Furcraea Gigantea Striata, Furcraea Foetida Striata
A large, plant with wide strap-like leaves. The leaves have green borders within which pleasant cream colour dominates. Occasionally the plant gives of suckers. The flowering stalk gives bulbils along with flowers. Suitable for large rockeries.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Agave foetida, Giant Cabuya, Green-aloe,||-||may to july.||4-5 feet.||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium||27Â°F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Furcraea Gigantea Striata
- Place plants in full sun in average, well-drained soil. Drainage is important; don t place where roots will sit in water. Leaves develop best flavor in full sun.
Typical uses of Furcraea Gigantea Striata
Special features: The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines. It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.