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