Large Yucca Filamentosa Variegata 10 litre. This spectacular architectural plant originated in the South East United States. It was introduced to Britain and has gone from strength to strength. It can produce tall, bell-shaped cream flowers that can reach 2 metres in height that appear in late Summer through to Autumn. The plant loses its lower leaves exposing a trunk giving it a dramatic look. It is the perfect addition to any Mediterranean or tropical themed garden. It is fully hardy and happy to sit in a windy location. It likes moderately fertile soil and loves full sun. A great choice for seaside and city gardens.
Pictures taken June 2020, the plants may or may not arrive with a flower.
Planting Position: Full sun through to light partial shade. Happy to sit in a windy position.
Soil. Very adaptable plant will tolerate a wiide range if soils even very sand in a moist well drained postion.
Suitable for container planting. Yes ideal for both ground and container.
Eventual heigh and spread: Upto 2 metres with a smiliar spread. With a flower height upto 2 metres.
Growth speed: Medium, will take anywhere between 10 and 15 years to reach full height..
Growth Habit: Upright
Flowering Period: Yucca produce bell shaped tall creamy flowers emerge from the centtre and vertically to 2 metres high mid summer to autumn.
Pruning: Remove dead flower stalk when flowering has ceased.
Foliage: Sharp sword shaped green leaves are edged in a creamy white border.
Hardiness: Fully hardy -5
Try adding sand or coarse grit to the planting hole to help drainage. If pot planting we recommend you use a good quality soil based compost mixed with course grit and stand the pot on feet to help drainage.