Yucca elephantipes growing succulent shrub to small tree of the genus Yucca also known as Spineless Yucca or Yucca gigantea, Yucca elephantipes perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropics or temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 6+.
Yucca elephantipes leaves
Leaves color green and the variegate variety green with yellow, the leaves are fleshy, and leaves grow in rosettes structure leaves in the spear shape.
Flower color white-yellowish in bell shape, the flowers grow as umbel in cluster on stalk.
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Requirements for Yucca elephantipes growing and care:
Sandy soil, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do, and recommend for variegated varieties
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spiny leaves dangerous for little children’s eyes
Spring, spring, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs, black spots, weevils
How to prune:
Dead leaves and stems, for design
Size of the plant?
1-5 m, 3-15 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes with a lot of light
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Bell shape white-yellowish flowers that grow as umbel in cluster on stalk