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Yucca baccata Growing Guide

How to Grow Banana yucca in your Garden

Banana yucca

Yucca baccata in flower at the North Kaibab trail photograph by brewbooks.


Quick Yucca baccata Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific name: Yucca baccata
  • Common Name: Banana yucca
  • Growing Zone (USA): 06 to 11
  • Life Cycle/Type: Perennial, Succulents and Cactis and Cacti

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 36 to 48
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 36 to 48
  • Time of Bloom: Spring and Summer
  • Color of Bloom: White
  • Leaf Foliage Detail: Green
  • Growth Form: Rounded

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Grows slowly
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Well drained
  • Moisture: Dry

Caring Conditions

  • Level of Maintenance:
  • Propagation: seed
  • How to Prune: remove of old flower stalks
  • Pests:
  • Diseases:

Further Information

  • Can Attact:
  • Tolerant of: Drought
  • Best used in: Border, En masse, Specimen
  • Miscellaneous : North American native, Fragrant flowers, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Yucca
  • Further Reading: Here and Here


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