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PlantFiles: Mojave Yucca
Yucca schidigera

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Yucca (YUK-uh) (Info)
Species: schidigera (ski-DEE-ger-ruh) (Info)

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive melody On Feb 2, 2005, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

A very common yucca in the Mojave Desert, often found with Joshua Trees along brushy slopes,flats and open desert.

Flowers bloom in April and May on tall branched or unbranched trunks where the clusters of cream colored bell shaped flowers crown the tops.

It 's range is Southern california southern Nevada, northwest AZ and Baja CA.

Regional...

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

Apple Valley, California
La Jolla, California
San Marino, California



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