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Yucca flaccida Golden Sword

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Yucca flaccida Golden Sword Adams Needle, Weak Leaf Yucca,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Succulents & Cacti Rosette, Upright

Tough, evergreen shrub with a rosette of leathery sword like leaves that are golden yellow with green margins. The leaves get a arching habit as they mature. A great accent and textural plant, ideal for difficult dry, sunny sites as well as in containers. Grows approx 70cm tall x 70cm wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Agavaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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