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Trecul Yucca, Spanish Bayonet, Palma Pita, Palma de Datil, Spanish Dagger
Yucca treculeana


Trecul Yucca grows in south Texas, the only tree yucca found east of the Pecos River. It usually has several trunks or heads and grows taller toward the coast and shorter inland. The leaves are thick and concave, very long and thin, with a sharp tip.

Plant Habit or Use: small tree

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: cream

Blooming Period: spring summer winter

Fruit Characteristics: long, leathery capsules to 4 in. long

Height: to 15 ft.

Width: to 5 ft.

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements: low

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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