| Freeman Yucca|
Yucca freemanii (Y. arkansana ssp. freemanii)
Freeman yucca grows in Northeast Texas in red sandy-clay soils and dry sandy uplands. The leaves are soft and flexible, and the margins have a few, usually long, white threads. This stemless yucca is often confused with Y. louisianensis and Y. arkansana.
Plant Habit or Use: small shrub
Flower Color: greenish white
Blooming Period: summer
Fruit Characteristics: dry capsule
Height: 1 1/2 to 2 feet / to 3 1/2 feet with flower stalk
Width: 1 1/2 to 3 feet
Plant Character: evergreen
Heat Tolerance: high
Soil Requirements: acid
Additional Comments: Some authorities consider Yucca freemanii to be a subspecies of Y. arkansana while others consider Y. freemanii to be a synonym for Y. louisianensis.