Common Names:Giant Yucca, Spineless Yucca, Soft-Tip Yucca
Description:Yucca elephantipes produces a thickened stem (or trunk) 1-2m long and 3-5 cm thick. The base of stem is often greatly swollen. The somewhat thinner, much shorter branches at the top of the stem are topped with rossettes of downard-arching, non-rigid leaves. Each glossy, dark green leaf can grow a metre or so long and 8 cm wide. Leaf edge are roughly toothed, but leaf tips are soft.
A specimen plant used for the architectural value of its leaf clusters, sprouting from upright or branched trunks of varying height.
For a balanced development, it is best to position the the Yucca elephantipes in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight.
Watering in rest period sparingly
Watering in active growth period plentifully
Temperature in rest period min 10C max 24C
Temperature in active growth period min 16C max 24C