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Nolina microcarpa (Bear Grass)

Nolina microcarpa
Bear Grass, Sacahuista, Sacahuista Beargrass

Native to the Southwest, this grass-like plant forms a clump of slender leathery green leaves with finely toothed margins. The leaf tips fray to form white curly-Q's. In the summer it sends up a tall stalk of green flowers. Plant in full sun or part shade exposures, and well-drained soil.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low, Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Green
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 3' - 5' (ft)
Spread 4' - 7' (ft)
Spacing 10' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen
Attracts Birds, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Mass Planting, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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