Specie: Y. gigantea
spineless yucca, soft-tip yucca, blue-stem yucca, giant yucca and itabo.
Name in Latin: Asparagaceae
Name in English: Asparagus Family
Origin: Native to Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico
Growth Habit: thick , single trunk or mulitrunked.
Flower: white flowers
Blooming Period: summer
Leaf: strap-like , spineless
One of the yucca’s best features is its ability to handle variable temperature ranges. With good air movement or circulation these plants can take temperatures in the 90s to a low in the upper 30s. This makes the spineless yucca an excellent choice for areas that can have a variety of temperature ranges such as a lobby or home entry. It is also a good selection for plant groupings with cactus or when you want to achieve that Southwestern look
Care and Handling
Soil: variety of soils and is drought-tolerant. Young plants used as house plants.
Amount of water: subject to root rot if overwatered.
Nutrition: fertilize, standard- twice during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer
Special handling: in winter , keep dry, only water enough to keep the leaves from wilting
It's flower (izote) is national flower of El Salvador