Also known as
Adam's Needle And Thread, Carolina Silk Grass, Our Lord's Candle, Spoonleaf Yucca, Thready Adam's Needle, Bear-Grass, Silk-Grass, Common Yucca, Silk grass
Yucca filamentosa 1 by Maja Dumat (CC BY 2.0)
20 years to reach maturity
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Needle Palm Overview
Yucca filamentosa is a small, evergreen shrub species with a stemless, clumping growth habit. This plant produces sword-shaped foliage coloured deep green, measuring up to 75cm long and edged with curly filaments. Flowers are cream-white and striking over the green foliage. These measure approximately 6cm in length and are produced in panicle arrangments late in the summer.
How to propagate Needle Palm
You can propagate from seeds, cuttings or suckers in spring.
Special features of Needle Palm
Other uses of Needle Palm
Banks, specimen, ornamental, foliage, border. Summer interest.