Adam’s Needle’

FAMILY: Yucca

USES: Accent, border, barrier, pot or container plant, en masse, in rock gardens and coastal shoreline areas.

SIZE: Grows 40-75cm tall with a spread of 1-1.5m at a rate of 15-30cm p/a.

LOCATION: Full sun and reflected heat to partial shade. Does well in both coastal and interior regions.

SOIL: Best in an open sandy soil with a pH 6.1 – 8.5, mildly acidic to alkaline.

FERTILISER: Apply a slow release 14:14:14 NPK annually in spring. Do not over fertilise.

WATER: Very drought tolerant. Allow soil to dry out between water applications. Does not accept over irrigation or waterlogging.