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Yucca elephantipes Growing Guide

How to Grow Spineless yucca in your Garden

Spineless yucca

Yucca elephantipes (Spineless yucca) photograph by Forest and Kim Starr.


Quick Yucca elephantipes Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific name: Yucca elephantipes
  • Common Name: Spineless yucca
  • Growing Zone (USA): 09 to 11
  • Life Cycle/Type: Indoor Plant, Perennial, Succulents and Cacti

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 180 to 300
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 120 to 180
  • Time of Bloom: Summer and Autumn
  • Color of Bloom:
  • Leaf Foliage Detail: Green
  • Growth Form: Upright / erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Medium paced
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Well drained
  • Moisture: Dry to Moist (Medium Moisture best)

Caring Conditions

  • Level of Maintenance: Low
  • Propagation: Seed when warm in spring, hand pollinate flowers, root cuttings (winter)
  • How to Prune: Pruning not usually required
  • Pests: aphids and snails
  • Diseases: Leaf spot

Further Information

  • Can Attact:
  • Tolerant of: Rabbit, Deer, Drought, Air Pollution
  • Best used in: Container Garden, Specimen
  • Miscellaneous : Attractive foliage, North American native, Edible, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Yucca
  • Further Reading: Here and Here


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