Spanish Bayonet Yucca aloifolia
Other plants called Spanish Bayonet:
Yucca aloifolia is native to the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States from southern Virginia south to Florida and west to the Texas Gulf Coast. It grows in sandy soils, especially on sand dunes along the coast. Drought tolerant and highly salt tolerant. The Yucca aloifolia's roots can also be used as soap and shampoo.
Wildlife Value: Particularly resistant to damage by deer.
- Height: 10 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
- Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
Whole Plant Traits:
- Plant Type:
- Native Plant
- Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
- 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
- Fruit Color:
- Flower Color:
- Flower Size:
- 1-3 inches
- Flower Description:
- White, pendulous flowers, about 3 in. wide, occur in erect clusters up to 2 ft. long
- Leaf Color:
- Leaf Margin:
- Hairs Present:
- Leaf Length:
- > 6 inches
- Leaf Description:
- Dark green, thick and stiff, up to 2 ft. long, with tiny sharp serrations on the margin and a very sharp tip
- Stem Is Aromatic:
- Resistance To Challenges: