Yucca rigida     
Blue yucca    
Agavaceae Family     


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Blue yucca
Yucca rigida
Form: erect, tree-like succulent
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: to 12ft, 5ft spread
Leaves: long blue-gray blades tipped with spine, 2ft long by 1.2in wide
Flowers: clusters of white flowers borne on short stalk
Fruit: small black seeds contained within 2in long seed capsules
Stems/Trunks: grows columnar trunk with age
Range/Origin: Chihuahaun desert; Mexico
Hardiness: to 10 °F

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Research by Master Gardener Gerry Towns


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