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Mr List
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shady trunked yuccas

Post by Mr List » Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:29 pm

are there any trunking yuccas that will grow in shade?


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Re: shady trunked yuccas

Post by karl66 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:44 pm

Linearis.


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Re: shady trunked yuccas

Post by Simba » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:25 am

Neither of these gets full sun in my garden. Probably badly sited but they are doing alright..

Yucca Thompsoniana
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Yucca Linearis
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Re: shady trunked yuccas

Post by Mr List » Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:52 pm

are they painful /spikey though?


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Re: shady trunked yuccas

Post by Adam D » Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:02 pm

Mr List wrote:are they painful /spikey though?
No, thompsoniana and linearis aren't really painful.


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Re: shady trunked yuccas

Post by Simba » Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:16 pm

Mr List wrote:are they painful /spikey though?
Nothing like as lethal as some other Yucca & Agave, or even holly..!!


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Re: shady trunked yuccas

Post by Mr List » Thu Jan 16, 2014 7:37 pm

can you brush past them on a path though?


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Re: shady trunked yuccas

Post by karl66 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:04 pm

Yes as long as your not in your birthday suit :wink: . karl.


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Re: shady trunked yuccas

Post by GREVILLE » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:29 am

Any larger leaved yucca that forms a trunk will do well in shade. The minus is it won't flower but the big plus is it will keep a perfect shape which never gets ruined by branching post-flowering.


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