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Yucca glauca

$23.00 + GST

An unusual plant, which is more evocative of a cactus then a perennial. Spear-like foliage branching out from the center and dazzling tall spikes of nodding white flowers rising above the foliage in mid to late summer. A highly ornamental plant, it is grown for several reasons.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Summer, White
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Yucca glauca
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Greyish-green dagger like foliage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native

Disease/Problems:

Needs plenty of space as the leaves are sharp enough to cut skin

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Prune dead leaves in early spring to encourage new growth

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Used for a wide range of raw eating, cooking and baking. Also has many medicinal properties. A very versatile plant for medicine gardens!

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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#1 Pot