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Yucca faxoniana (Spanish Dagger, Giant White Yucca)

Yucca faxoniana
Spanish Dagger, Giant White Yucca

Spanish Dagger is native to Mexico. This arborescent (tree-like) yucca is usually single-trunked, although multi-trunk specimens are possible. The size of a mature plant may vary. The stiff, dull green leaves have a dark brown stripe on the margin and fuzzy white fibers peeling from the leaf edge. The branched inflorescence rises above the foliage in the summer, producing creamy white flowers. Plant in full sun and well drained soils.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 20 (ft)
Spread 8 (ft)
Spacing 3' - 6' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Fragrant, 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
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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