Botanical Name: Yucca elephantipes
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Common Name: Giant Yucca, Big Strap Yucca  
Plant photo of: Yucca elephantipes
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

12-25'

 

Flower Color

White

 

Flower Season

n/a

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half, Shade

 

Water

Low, Medium

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained, Dry

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch

 

Accenting Features

Silhouette

 

Seasonal Interest

n/a

 

Location Uses

Background, Entry, Foundation, Walls / Fences, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

n/a

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photographer: Steve Jacobs
  • Description

  • Notes

This Yucca grows 15'-30' tall and 8' wide. It grows rapidly. Strap-like leaves are 4' long and usually bend slightly down, mid-way. It makes a bold silhouette.