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How to Grow Yucca baccata Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Banana Yucca

Banana yucca

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


Yucca baccata Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Yucca baccata
  • Common Name: Banana yucca
  • Growing Zone: USA: 6 to 11
  • Life Cycle / Plant 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
  • Flower Details: White
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • 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
  • Soil Moisture: Dry

Caring Conditions

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

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of: Drought
  • Best Garden Use: Border, En masse, Specimen
  • Family:
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: North American native, Fragrant flowers, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Yucca
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here