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Yucca filamentosa

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Yucca filamentosa

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$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B9, A8
Size: 14cm
Available: 46
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.51 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Yucca filamentosa Adams Needle and Thread,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Shrubs, Trees Rosette

Description:
Tough, evergreen shrub with a rosette of leathery sword-shaped leaves. Mature plants produce a very tall spike with large, fragrant creamy-white flowers in late summer. Great for difficult dry, sunny sites. Grows approx 1m tall x 1.5Mm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Scale

Cultural Notes: Low maintenance spreading shrub, if clumps need dividing use goggles and gloves as leaves are sharp. Remove spent flower stems to the base after blooming, in late summer.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Agavaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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