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Red Yucca
Scientific Name: Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) J.M. Coult.
Family: Agavaceae
Red Yucca (Hesperaloe  parviflora) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10,12,13,16,18-21,27-31,33,35
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 0F (-18C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Chihuahuan desert: Texas, northeastern Mexico

Growth Habits: Slow growing evergreen perennial to 3 feet tall, 6 feet wide (90 cm by 1.8 m)

Watering Needs: Drought tolerant, grows better with supplemental irrigation in summer.

Propagation: Seeds, divisions

Leaves are up to 3 feet long (90 cm).

Red Yucca (Hesperaloe  parviflora)

Red Yucca (Hesperaloe  parviflora)

Cultural Practices:
Fertilize lightly in spring.

Blooming Habits:
The Red Yucca has attractive red blossom in fall and spring. Yellow cultivars are also available.

Fruiting Habits:

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