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PlantFiles: Large-flowered Yucca, Sahuiliqui
Yucca grandiflora

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Yucca (YUK-uh) (Info)
Species: grandiflora (gran-dih-FLOR-uh) (Info)

Category:
Trees
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral 2climates On Feb 21, 2007, 2climates from Scottsdale, AZ wrote:

Heavy frost damage at 18 degrees, (unusually cold in Scottsdale this winter) but pups at base of trunk that were protected by upper leaves are fine.

Positive palmbob On Apr 16, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Large, impressive Mexican tree Yucca with showy whitish-cream flowers in spring. This has not been an easy plant for me to find in cultivation, or at any nursery. Still looking...

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Marino, California



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