Blue Yucca

Yucca rigida

SKU
07401
A trunk-forming yucca that grows to 12 feet tall, with minimal branching near the top. Its distinctive powder blue leaves have a pronounced spine at the tip. Do not plant near human and pet traffic. In the summer the blue foliage is complemented by a showy 5 to 6 foot stalk of white flowers. For best growth, provide supplemental water in the summer, and plant in well-drained soils.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 12 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Thrives in fast-draining, average to lean soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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