How to grow Nolina nelsonii

Nolina nelsonii growing herbaceous succulent of the genus Nolina nelsonii also known as Nelson’s Bear Grass, Nolina nelsonii perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate in hardiness zone 8-12.

Leaves color green in spear shape.

Nolina nelsonii flower

Flower color white to yellow, the flowers small and grow in beard shape.

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Requirements for Nolina nelsonii growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and blooming stem

Size of the plant?
2-4m, 6-12 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
White to yellow flowers, the flowers small and grow in beard shape

Scientific name:

Nolina nelsonii

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