Yucca baccata

£2.50

Spanish bayonet. An evergreen shrub with sword-like tough leaves and impressive flower spikes from the Southern USA, growing to 1 m (3 ft) high or more. The tough leaves can be used for basketry and to make a fibre, also split and used as twine. The roots are a source of a soap substitute, and edible parts include the flowers, flower stalks and fruits, Likes a very well drained soil and sun; hardy to -15°C or so. Stratification: SC. Number of seeds: 7.

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Spanish bayonet. An evergreen shrub with sword-like tough leaves and impressive flower spikes from the Southern USA, growing to 1 m (3 ft) high or more. The tough leaves can be used for basketry and to make a fibre, also split and used as twine. The roots are a source of a soap substitute, and edible parts include the flowers, flower stalks and fruits, Likes a very well drained soil and sun; hardy to -15°C or so. Stratification: SC