Yucca Cane, Yucca aloifolia

Yucca Cane

FAMILY:
Asparagaceae

ORIGIN:
Neotropical America

DESCRIPTION:
Small tree growing to 30 ft. with densely arranged, lance-shaped mid-green leaves 24 - 39" long containing a sharp spine

CULTIVATION:
water moderately although drought tolerant; fertilize monthly; full sun

PROPAGATION:
Cuttings

COMMENTS:
Roots are rich in saponins and are used as a shampoo in native American rituals

 

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