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Yucca gloriosa

Spanish dagger

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height1.5m to 2m
  • Spread1m to 2m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Yucca gloriosa (Spanish dagger). The species produces a stout upright stem with spear-like leaves, The flowers are white bell-shaped and appear in very long terminal spikes in the summer through to the autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Southeastern N. America

Interest and use

Specimen, interesting leaves

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality
  • 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. It is suckering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf spot

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