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Yucca filamentosa/Adam's Needle

Yucca filamentosa / Yucca filamentosa
A rosette of foliage with filaments along the margin of each leaf
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A rosette of foliage with filaments along the margin of each leaf

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Scientific Name: Yucca filamentosa
Common Name: Adam's Needle
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: This yucca produces a low rosette of relatively soft foliage with curly marginal white threads. Tall spikes of white flowers occur on mature plants. Be sure to provide a very well drained soil and full sunlight for yuccas. This yucca is often used as accent plants in planters and other raised beds.