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Yucca

Botanical Name
Yucca filamentosa
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
10
Height
2 to 3 feet foliage, up to 12 feet in bloom
Width
2 feet
Flowers
Mid summer: white
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained to dry
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 24 inches apart
  • Deadleaf after new growth forms in spring
  • Propagate by rooting pups (offshoots)
Problems
Rot, leaf spot, deer
Varieties
  • Golden Sword - yellow stripe down center of leaves
  • Bright Edge - broad yellow edges on leaves
  • Variegata - creamy white margined blue-green leaves turn pink tinged in winter

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