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Female Karata (Furcraea tuberosa)

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Furcraea Tuberosa, or more commonly know as Female Karata, is a subshrub shrub forb/herb of the genus Furcraea. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Furcraea Tuberosa or Female Karata's floral region is Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Furcraea
  • Family: Agavaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (N) VI (N)
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: None
  • Allelopath: No
  • C:N Ratio: High
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Conspicuous: No
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Short
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: No
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Drought Tolerance: Medium
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 365
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 320
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 1280
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 12
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): 40
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: No
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Small Grain: No




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