YUCCA baccata

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YUCCA baccata

Broad Leaf Yucca, Banana Yucca
Select Item No. YA008


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1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Agavaceae
Origin: North America, Southwest USA: sandy-rocky mountain regions.
Special Features: Reddish purple bracts. Inflorescence significantly lower compared to the widespread YUCCA filamentosa. Easy to grow, just waterlogging in winter should be avoided. Heat tolerant. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design. Erosion control. Suitable for natural landscaping. As solitary or in small groups, as a structural plant in the border or in the trough as ornamental patio plant, always an enrichment. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: creamy white, reddish violet bracts
Natural Flowering Period: April - July
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: succulent, pointed, silver, conspicuous fiber on the leaf margin
Growth Habit: erect / rosettes-forming / sturdy / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / sandy / well-drained
Usage: for the rock garden
Portion weight: 2 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 76.92308 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
100 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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