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Yucca Guatemalensis

Botanical Name:

Yucca guatemalensis

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Loam, Sand, 6.0-8.0 pH
Heat Tolerant
90°F / 32℃
Cold Tolerant
30°F / -1℃
Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrubs, Tree, Herbaceous perennials

Lifespan

Woody, Perennials Zones 5-11

Plant Height

15-30 ft / 4.5-9 m outdoors 5 ft / 1.5 m indoors

Flower

White, fragrant, pendulous flowers.

Fruit

1-3 inch oval, brown, dry fruit.

Benefits
Ornamental

Sword-like, yellow-green leaves radiating out in a rosette from the top of its trunk.

Attracts

Hummingbirds

Bees

Butterflies

Moths

Small Mammals

Songbirds

Warning

All parts of the plant are known to be toxic to dogs, cats, and horses.

Taxonomy

Order

Liliales

Family

Agavaceae

Genus

Yucca

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