Also known as
Big Bend Yucca
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20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Beaked Yucca Overview
This tree yucca can have one or more woody stems that bear a sphere of smooth narrow leaves that are blue green in colour. In summer it can produce a flower spike up to 1.5m long of white flowers. Grow in full sun with shelter from cold drying winds and in well-drained soil, it may withstand the cold better when grown in poorer, sandy soil. It grows best in open, rich loamy soil.
Common problems with Beaked Yucca
How to harvest Beaked Yucca
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Beaked Yucca
Take root cuttings in winter.
Sow between 15 and 18C, they can take more than 8 weeks to germinate.
Special features of Beaked Yucca
Other uses of Beaked Yucca
This drought tolerant plant can add architectural interest to gravel, Mediterranean and tropical garden plantings.