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Aloe Yucca (Yucca aloifolia)

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Yucca Aloifolia, or more commonly know as Aloe Yucca, is a tree shrub with dark green foliage and white flowers of the genus Yucca. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 15 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during early summer and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Yucca Aloifolia or Aloe Yucca's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Yucca
  • Family: Agavaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (I) VI (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU-
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACU-) C(UPL)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: None
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: High
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: White
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Dark Green
  • Foliage Texture: Coarse
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Black
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: Yes
  • Growth Form: Colonizing
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 20
  • Height Mature (feet): 15
  • Leaf Retention: Yes
  • Lifespan: Short
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Toxicity: Slight
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: Low
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Drought Tolerance: Medium
  • Fertility Requirement: Medium
  • Fire Tolerance: Medium
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 365
  • Hedge Tolerance: Low
  • pH (Minimum): 6.5
  • pH (Maximum): 8.5
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 320
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 1280
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 24
  • Salinity Tolerance: Medium
  • Shade Tolerance: Intermediate
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): 40
  • Bloom Period: Early Summer
  • Commercial Availability: Routinely Available
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Fall
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Winter
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: Yes
  • Propagated by Bare Root: Yes
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: Yes
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: Yes
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 15000
  • Seedling Vigor: Medium
  • Small Grain: No




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