Furcraea foetida/Mauritius Hemp
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Clump of yucca-like foliage
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7, 8, 9
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2 -3 feet
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Susceptible to insects
This member of the agave (century plant) family produces a rosette of stiff, yucca-like leaves that have prickles along the margins, especially toward the base of the leaves. It makes a nice specimen plant in dry, sunny landscapes and has naturalized in Hawaii. The tall yucca-like flower stalks produce flowers followed by bulbils from which new plants arise when planted.
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