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Yucca faxoniana
@ M. McPhetters Gdn, CA

Yucca faxoniana

Faxon's Spanish Dagger

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Item #: 1736

Zones: 7a to 10b

Height: 240" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mexico, United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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(syn: Y. carnerosana) This magnificent tree yucca from west Texas and Mexico forms a thick trunk specimen which can reach 20' tall. The bayonet-like, boat-shaped, 2' long x 2" wide, greyish green leaves clothe the top of the trunk. The primary distinction between Y. faxoniana and Y. treculeana are the cool Andy Rooney-esque eyebrow-like white hairs on the leaves of Y. faxoniana. The 3' stalks of typical white, bell-shaped flowers will eventually top the clump if you live long enough.