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Yucca sp., Yucca, Adams Needle

Yucca sp.

Yucca, Adams Needle
Family: Asparagaceae   (Formerly:Agavaceae / Amaryllidaceae)
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Yucca is easy to grow in any well drained soil, acidic or alkaline, and it is moderately tolerant of salt spray and salty soils. Light: tolerates full sun to shade. Moisture: highly tolerant of drought. Propagation: Propagate yuccas from seeds or cuttings.

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