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Yucca gloriosa

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Yucca gloriosa Spanish Dagger,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Hedging / Screening, Succulents & Cacti Rosette, Upright Narrow

Bold bluish-green sword like foliage makes this evergreen tree perfect in pots as a statement or a valuable addition to tropical. Creamy-white bell-shaped flowers during Summer. Fast growing and tolerates cold and hot climates and salt spray. Very popular used in courtyards, coastal settings and as an feature plant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mealy Bugs, Rust, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae NorthAmerica

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

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