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Dasylirion sp., Desert Spoon

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Dasylirion acrotrichum

Dasylirion sp.

Desert Spoon
Family: Asparagaceae   (Formerly:Ruscaceae)
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Origin: Arizona, New Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliage

Mounding grass-like succulent clump of silver-green points, needs good drainage, found naturally on rocky slopes.

Water: natural rainfall once established; supplement when young; extra water accelerates growth.


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Dasylirion longissima - seeds

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