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Yucca

Yucca spp.

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H5-H2

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3.5m

Max

2m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Yucca Overview

Genus of evergreen shrubs and trees characterised by their architectural growth habit, rosettes of sword-shaped fleshy leaves and panicles of usually white flowers. They originate from the Americas and West Indies, where they grow in deserts, sand dunes and plains. In cultivation, they are popular as container-grown plants for patios and conservatories, in gravel gardens and as dot plants in borders.

Common problems with Yucca

How to propagate Yucca

Seed

Suckers

Division

Cuttings

Hardier species by root cuttings or division.

Special features of Yucca

Attractive leaves

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Yucca

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

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