Beargrass

 

 

Nolina microcarpa

 

Agavaceae

 

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Form: Succulent perennial

Seasonality: Evergreen

Size: 3 ft high by 4 ft wide
Leaves
: tough, grassy, medium green and 3 ft long
Flowers
: tiny, greenish flowers borne on slender stalks
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: n/a, grassy clump
Range/Origin
: Southwest U.S. and Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 12-24, 0o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Low water

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, offsets

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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