Dasylirion wheeleri

Spoon Yucca
Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

6′ x 4′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

White

Bloom Time

Summer

Special Features

Desert Conditions, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

24-Oct

Dasylirion wheeleri (Spoon Yucca) is an evergreen succulent with long gray slender serrated leaves. The common name refers to the ends of the leaf blades which form a spoon shape when torn off the trunk. The leaves are a blue-gray and 3 feet long. Dasylirion wheeleri holds on to its old leaves making a shaggy skirt. It is best planted in full sun. Spoon Yucca is drought tolerant and can grow up to 6 feet tall by as much as 4 feet wide.

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