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Yucca filifera

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  • Yucca filifera | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Yucca filifera | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • Height4m to 10m
  • Spread2m to 5m
  • Growth HabitOpen branched
  • Flower ColourCream-white
  • Leaf ColourGreen yellow

Description

Yucca filifera. This evergreen species is a many-branched shrub growing to 10m with long linear leaves. The flowers are creamy-white.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

USA, Mexico, West Indies

Interest and use

Makes excellent container plants. Grown for the architectural value of their bold leaves. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilSandy
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They grow well with low humidity; they prefer full sun and sandy soil with good drainage.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds, cuttings or suckers in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf spot

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