Beargrass Yucca filamentosa

Marguerite English
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 14:05:17 PDT
In the wild, Y. whipplei seeds become very dry, then are blown all 
over.  Many are also left on the stalk which eventually falls.   They fall 
under the protection of the drying stalk, then germinate after a rainy 
season.  I suspect that some may even wait a season or so, since I see new 
seedlings sometimes within a cluster of larger plants that are more than a 
year old.  While Y. filamentosa may not have identical characteristics, I 
hope this helps.


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