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How to Grow Yucca filamentosa 'Bright Edge' Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Needle Palm

Needle palm 'Bright Edge'
Yucca filamentosa - Bright Edge growing in California photograph by brewbooks.


Yucca filamentosa Bright Edge Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Yucca filamentosa Bright Edge
  • Common Name: Needle palm 'Bright Edge'
  • Growing Zone: USA: 4 to 10
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial, Succulents and Cacti

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 24 to 36
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 36 to 72
  • Time of Bloom: Mid to late summer
  • Flower Details: White
  • Leaf Foliage: Green, Variegated, Yellow
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Rounded

Ideal Growing Conditions

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

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance: Low
  • Propagation: Bud cuttings(treat as softwood cuttings) or stem cuttings (treat as hardwood cuttings) or Root cuttings or Division of clumps
  • How to Prune: Pruning not usually required
  • Pests: aphids and snails
  • Diseases: Leaf spot

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of: Drought
  • Best Garden Use: Border, Container Garden, In the control of erosion, Foundation Plant, Ground cover, En masse, Rock garden, Seashore, Specimen
  • Family: Asparagaceae
  • Closely Related Species: Asparagus family.
  • Miscellaneous: Entices birdlife to the garden, Attractive foliage, North American native, Attracts butterflies, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Yucca Plant
  • Further Reading and References: RHS Yucca Bright Edge and Gulf Coast Research: Yucca filamentosa Bright Edge

I hope that you enjoyed this guide on Yucca filamentosa Bright Edge. You may also enjoy the following growing guides on the Color Guard variety and on Yucca elephantipes.



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