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- Position: bright light, can tolerate full sun
- Soil: fertile: good potting compost
- Rate of growth: slow
- Flowering period: summer/autumn
- Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
- Current height: approximately 95cm (including pot)
- Pot covers: choose a 20cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot.
These bold, striking plants with their sword-like long green leaves growing out of a trunk never fail to impress. They are one of the few houseplants that really do love the sun, so ideal as that stand alone specimen for the conservatory. Grown for it's foliage and shape, it can have white bell shaped, scented flowers but this is rare.
- Home care: Place in a sunny spot, although it will take some shade. It is quite tolerant of temperature in the home but don't let it fall below 7°C. Water more often in the summer, feeling the top of the soil before you water, and reduce the watering through the winter months.