How to Grow Yucca recurvifolia Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Pendulous Yucca

Pendulous yucca

Yucca gloriosa (as Yucca recurvifolia) photograph by Swallowtail Garden Seeds.

Yucca recurvifolia Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Yucca recurvifolia
  • Common Name: Pendulous yucca
  • Growing Zone: USA: 8 to 10
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial, Succulents and Cacti

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 60 to 72
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 60 to 72
  • Time of Bloom: Spring and Summer
  • Flower Details: White - Lily-like
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Upright / erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially 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: Low
  • Propagation: seed, root division, stem cuttings
  • How to Prune: Remove spent leaves / flower stalks
  • Pests:
  • Diseases:

Further Information

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

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