Hinton Ampner Garden



Yucca filamentosa

Needle palm

Location:

The Walled Garden

Description:

A stemless evergreen shrub forming clumps of sword-shaped, deep green leaves upto 75cm in length, edged with curly filaments. Nodding creamy-white flowers 6cm in length are borne in panicles to 2m in height in summer

Site and Care:

Grow in any well-drained soil, of any type, in full sun. Flowers may require hand-pollination to set seed. No pruning is required other than to remove spent flower head. Propagate by seed or remove rooted suckers. Remove spent flowering stems