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| Torrey Yucca, Old Shag, Spanish Bayonet, Spanish Dagger, Palma|
Torrey Yucca is the most common tree-form yucca in west Texas and east into central Texas. It has erect leaves and an asymmetrical, untidy appearance, which is why it is sometimes called "Old Shag." The leaves are usually yellowish-green, but some have a bluish-green cast. It is closely related to Trecul Yucca, Y. treculeana.
Plant Habit or Use: shrub small tree
Flower Color: white
Blooming Period: spring summer
Fruit Characteristics: dark brown capsule
Height: to 25 ft.
Width: to 8 ft.
Plant Character: evergreen
Heat Tolerance: very high
Water Requirements: low
Soil Requirements: adaptable