Yucca recurvifolia - Cultivation Notes
The evergreen Yucca will survive in most sheltered gardens, as long as they are planted in well drained soil (including chalky / sandy soils) in full sun. Avoid very cold exposed areas. Yuccas can also be grown in pots as specimens.
Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage
Strengths of Yucca recurvifolia:
- Sun loving drought tolerant plant
- Spiney growth can deter unwanted visitors!
- All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
- Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
- Suitable for container growing
- Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
- Suitable for exposed coastal planting
- Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
- Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
Weaknesses of Yucca recurvifolia
- Spiney plant - can scratch young children and gardeners!
Design & Plant Use for Yucca recurvifolia:
- Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting
- Architectural plant with dramatic foliage suitable for hot dry spot
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Common Missspellings: Yuca, Yuka, Yuker