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Ideally, you can order your chosen Yucca from an online nursery. That way, you’ll avoid the hassle of springing for seeds, spending hours sowing and nurturing, and hoping for the best. But that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck. You can still buy an established Yucca plant. These months-old specimens can yield plenty of leaves and blooms for your garden.More than 20 species of yucca exist. The coloration on Yucca Palm plants range from green to bluish with variegations of cream, yellow and white, depending on the cultivar. Yucca plants grow on canes, or large, woody stems.
It would be a mistake to think of Yucca Plants are just something that will grow in hot and dry areas, because they have lots to offer any garden, and appeal to any gardener. They make striking clumps of upright foliage, often with bright golden coloring, or dramatic blue effects. This effect contrasts well with rounded forms, and these plants are great for variety in beds with almost any other type of plant.The popularity of xeric gardening is enormous, and Yucca Plants are top-choices for that kind of project. You can guarantee that once established these plants will not need watering, even during extended dry periods. You can make handsome beds by mixing them with other drought-tolerant plants, and then mulching the area with gravel or small pebbles. You will never have to fuss over beds like these, and never have to spend your time watering either.
Most Yucca Plants are hardy in zone 5, and many are hardy in zone 4. They grow in all the warmer zones too, even in zone 10, so they can be grown almost anywhere. They should always be planted in full sun, in any well-drained soil, and they grow in all soils, including very sandy ones. They will grow among rocks, and in gravel and poor soil, but they will not grow well at all in wet soils. When newly planted they should be watered once a week, but once established these are plants that will tolerate extended periods of dryness, and they need no additional watering.The plant genus Yucca contains almost 50 different species, and most of them are similar, with the same kinds of leaves and flowers. They grow over a large area, from southern Alberta in Canada, all through the southwestern states, down into Mexico and into Guatemala. They are found in Texas, all along the Gulf of Mexico, and as far north as Maryland in the east. They also grow on many Caribbean islands. They grow everywhere from deserts to coastal dunes, in open woodlands, scrub, grasslands, prairies and sub-tropical regions, almost always in areas that are dry and often with low rainfall. (Source: www.thetreecenter.com)