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Products > Dasylirion wheeleri
 
Dasylirion wheeleri - Spoon Yucca
  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Nolinaceae (~Agavaceae)
Origin: Southwest (U.S.) (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Summer
Height: 4-6 feet
Width: 3-4 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: <15 F
Dasylirion wheeleri (Spoon Yucca) - Evergreen succulent with long, gray strap-shaped serrated leaves. The common name, Spoon Yucca, refers to the basal ends of the leaf blades, which form a spoon shape when torn off the trunk. The leaves are a blue-gray and 3 feet long. The shrub holds on to its old leaves making a shaggy skirt. Plant in full sun. It is drought tolerant and can grow to about 4 to 6 feet tall by about 4 feet wide. It is hardy to <15 degrees F.  This description is based on our research and our observations of this plant growing in containers at our nursery, in our own garden and in other gardens. We always appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or have additional cultural tips that would aid others growing Dasylirion wheeleri .
 
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