Banana Yucca

 

 

Yucca baccata

 

Agavaceae

 

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Form: Succulent perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 3 ft high by 5 ft wide
Leaves
: Stiff, blue-green sword shaped leaves
Flowers
: White clusters on tall spikes
Fruit
: Fleshy, edible, 6 inch fruits

Stems/Trunks: Short prostate stems, clumping form
Range/Origin
: Southwest U.S. to Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 1-3,7,9-14,18-24, 0o F

Comments: Sharp tips, good security plant

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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