YUCCA filamentosa

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YUCCA filamentosa

Adam's Needle
Select Item No. YA012


One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Agavaceae
Origin: North America: sandy areas in the Rocky Mountains
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Completely winter hardy. Easy to grow. Heat tolerant. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design. Erosion control. Suitable for natural landscaping. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Deer and rabbit resistant. Decorative solitary and structural plant. Remarkable perennial for modern garden design. Use for low maintenance plantings.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: entire, basal, narrow lanceolate, stiff, margins with long fibres, grey-green
Growth Habit: erect / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 150 cm
Spacing between Plants: 75 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average / warm
Characteristics: medicinal plant / solitary plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 11.76471 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):
80 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(20) To obtain best germination results, seeds need temperatures of +22°C [72°F] or more. Moderate, but constant humidity is very important. Gunnera, however, prefers very moist (not wet) and warm (+24 to +30°C) [75 to 86°F] conditions.

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