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Yucca elata (Soaptree Yucca)

Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca

This treelike yucca grows in southeastern Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas and Mexico. A spherical head of narrow, flexible leaves crowns each branch. The leaves measure from 1 to 3 feet long, with white margins and white marginal fibers. The showy flower spikes can produce masses of waxy white flowers in the late spring. Plant in full sun and well-drained soil.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Late Spring
Growth Rate Fast
Height 20 (ft)
Spread 10 (ft)
Spacing 3' - 5' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Fragrant, Great Foliage, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Cut Flowers, Dried Arrangements, Mass Planting, Specimen, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Tolerance Cold, Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Heat, Rabbit, Rocky Soil, Salt
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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