Plant Care Giant Furcraea

Giant Furcraea

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How to care for Giant Furcraea


How often to water your Giant Furcraea

Water needs for Giant Furcraea
0.5 cups
every 12

Giant Furcraea needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Giant Furcraea

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Giant Furcraea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Giant Furcraea: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Giant Furcraea may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Giant Furcraea

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Giant Furcraea: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Giant Furcraea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Giant Furcraea

Giant Furcraea

Giant Furcraea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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