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Nolina matapensis (Tree Bear Grass)

Nolina matapensis
Tree Bear Grass, Tuya

A Mexican native, this lush-looking species has long, strap-like, glossy green leaves with sharp edges. Over time, this plant can develop a 6 to 10 foot trunk. Plant in full sun, reflected heat, or part shade, and allow ample space for growth.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Summer
Growth Rate Slow
Height 12' - 15' (ft)
Spread 6' - 8' (ft)
Spacing 10' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen
Attracts Bees, Birds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Hanging Baskets, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Heat
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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