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Euphorbia dendroides 70-80cm

Euphorbia dendroides 70-80cm

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Plant Description

Yucca harrimaniae is a striking succulent plant known for its architectural beauty and resilience. Commonly referred to as the Spanish Dagger or Mound-Lily Yucca, this species is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Its distinctive appearance features a cluster of sharp, sword-like leaves that grow in a dense rosette formation, creating a dramatic focal point in any garden or landscape.

Cultivation:

  1. Sunlight: Spanish Dagger yucca thrives in full sunlight. Place it in a location where it receives at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight each day.

  2. Soil: Well-draining soil is crucial for the health of Yucca harrimaniae. Sandy or gravelly soil is ideal to prevent waterlogged roots.

  3. Watering: These yuccas are drought-tolerant once established. Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so be cautious, especially in humid climates.

  4. Temperature: Yucca harrimaniae can tolerate a range of temperatures but prefers warmer conditions. Protect it from frost and extreme cold, as prolonged exposure can damage the plant.

  5. Fertilization: Fertilize sparingly during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer. Avoid excessive feeding, as yuccas are generally low-maintenance.

  6. Pruning: Remove dead or damaged leaves as needed to maintain the plant's appearance and health. Use gloves and caution, as the leaves have sharp edges.

  7. Propagation: Yucca harrimaniae can be propagated from offsets or pups that develop around the base of mature plants. Carefully remove these pups and transplant them into well-draining soil.

  8. Pests and Diseases: These yuccas are relatively pest and disease-resistant. However, keep an eye out for common succulent pests like mealybugs or aphids. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

  9. Container Growth: Spanish Dagger yuccas can also thrive in large containers. Ensure the pots have drainage holes and use a well-draining potting mix designed for succulents.

  10. Landscape Use: Yucca harrimaniae is a great choice for xeriscaping, rock gardens, or as an accent plant in arid landscapes. Its unique form adds a touch of architectural elegance to any garden.

With proper care and attention to its specific needs, Yucca harrimaniae can be a resilient and visually striking addition to your outdoor space, requiring minimal maintenance while adding a touch of southwestern charm.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Pictures of this plant were taken on , please keep on mind that the plant may have grown since pictured.Also be aware that most plants change across seasons. If present foliage could have been fallen or change in its color.

Botanical family: Euphorbiaceae

Botanical genus: Euphorbia

Botanical species: Euphorbia characias

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Plant Height: 70-80cm

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