Yucca glauca

Yucca glauca

Spanish bayonet or Small soapweed

Rosette shaped plant with stiff, pointed fleshy leaves that terminate in a sharp point. Inflorescence borne on a tall solitary stalk extending from the center of the plant. Found on dry plains and slopes. State flower of New Mexico.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 5 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
14.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
22,680
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Cream to White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer