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Yucca harrimaniae 10-15cm

Yucca harrimaniae 10-15cm

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Product 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.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 10-15cm

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