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Dasylirion texanum (Green Desert Spoon, Green Sotol)

Dasylirion texanum
Green Desert Spoon, Green Sotol

This native of Texas and Mexico is a durable, low-maintenance accent plant. The rosette of long, narrow, leathery green leaves blooms with an 8-foot-tall spike of creamy white flowers. The leaves are armed with small curved teeth along the margins. Plant in full sun and provide well-drained soil.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Summer
Growth Rate Slow
Height 5' - 6' (ft)
Spread 5' - 6' (ft)
Spacing 10' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rabbit, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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