Grass Tree

 

Dasylirion longissimum

 

Agavaceae

 

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Form: Succulent perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 5 ft high by 5 ft wide
Leaves
: Medium green, coarse, narrow and grass-like
Flowers
: White to cream colored flowers on a slender stalk
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: n/a, Grassy rosette form
Range/Origin
: Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 12-24, 15o F

Comments: No thorns, wonderful specimen plant

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Low water

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, offshoots

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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