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Beaked Yucca, Big Bend Yucca, Soyate, Palmita
Yucca rostrata


Beaked Yucca is common in the Dead Horse Mountains and Black Gap wildlife refuge and other areas of west Texas. It is a thin-leafed tree yucca with several heads of bluish to yellowish leaves that have a sharp spine tip. The leaf margins are yellow and smooth.

Plant Habit or Use: small tree

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period: spring summer

Fruit Characteristics: capsule

Height: to 15 ft.

Width: to 5 ft.

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements: low

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 6

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