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Characteristics: Evergreen 1.5 m spread 1 m
Seeds per packets: 10
Yucca baccata is an evergreen Shrub with very attractive creamy white bell-shaped flowers up to 10cm long, borne on a 90cm tall upright woody inflorescence, appearing in late spring. Fruits are fleshy and banana-shaped.
Native to the south western United States and north western Mexico.
Prefers a well-drained soil in an pen sunny position, drought and frost resistant.
Although seed can be sown most of the year in Australia seed is generally best sown in spring, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 16-22°C
To assist in the uptake of moisture for germination to occur seed is best soaked in warm water for 24 hours prior to sowing.
Warm water soak is recommended for this species.
General note: Seeds of many plants are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.