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Yucca elata

Common name soap tree
Family agavaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-10)
Flowers creamy white (late spring)
Size 20"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Fine-textured yucca forming a porcupine ball of slender pointy leaves and white filaments, producing tall (4-6') spikes of flower clusters. As it matures, a trunk forms, with the ball of foliage held above.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: left fence border

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F (86%G, 10-20d)

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