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Yucca baccata

Common name banana yucca; Spanish bayonet
Family agavaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5b-11)
Flowers white (spring)
Size 3-4'
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Upright flower spikes carry creamy-white flowers with burgundy reverses in spring. Bluish-gray-green foliage is similar to that of many other yuccas. The banana-shaped fruits are edible (may require cooking). Native to the U.S. southwest.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: rock garden zone

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '19/'20 exchange. Baggy 70F (100%G, 7-17d). One of the seeds germinated only after scarification

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