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Mexican Grass Tree

Dasylirion longissimum

Pronunciation: das-il-LIR-ee-on lon-JIS-ee-mum
SKU #02534
8-11

Good to grow! 10

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OVERVIEW
Description Stiff, spineless, olive green, grass-like foliage flows from the center of this perfect evergreen specimen for warm, arid xeriscapes. Remove old foliage to reveal an attractive single trunk. In time, it will produce a single, magnificent, tall white bloom stalk. A captivating feature in raised planters and large containers.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water occasionally.
Blooms Late spring through summer on mature plants.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Requires loose, well-draining soil; does not tolerate soggy conditions. Provide shelter from harsh afternoon sun in extremely hot regions. Water regularly during first few growing seasons to develop an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate dry spells. Requires very little maintenance.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.