- 10 litres pot: plant height – 30-40 cm (1.0-1.3 ft);
- 18 litres pot: plant height – 40-60 cm (1.3-2.0 ft);
- 30 litres pot plant height – 60-80 cm (2.0-2.6 ft);
- 30 litres pot (with trunk) plant height – 60-80 cm (2.0-2.6 ft);
- 50 litres pot plant height – 80-100 cm (2.6-3.0 ft);
- 90 litres pot plant height – 100-125 cm (3.0-4.1 ft);
- 130 litres pot plant height – 150-175 cm (4.9-5.7 ft);
- 240 litres pot plant height – 175-200 cm (5.7-6.6 ft);
Yucca Rostrata, also known as the Blue Beaked Yucca is a large variety of Yucca that grows long, blue leaves that jut out to form a ball shape, perched on top of a fairly large trunk. Due to their magnificent, bright foliage, blue beaked yucca work well as ornamental plants in the home or architecturally in the garden. The hardiness rating is at H5, making this an incredibly hardy plant for your garden. Just make sure to shelter during extreme cold weather. It is prone to potential pests and diseases so keep an eye out for this. The plant requires no pruning. The final height is between 2.5 m – 4 m (8.2 ft – 13.12 ft) and the final width is between 1.5 m – 2.5 m (4.9 ft – 8.2 ft).
Latin Name: Yucca Rostrata
English Name: Blue Beaked Yucca
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Flowering Period: Summer
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained . Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered
Hardiness Rating: Hardiness (H5)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -20 °C to -15 °C (-4 °F to 5 °F)
Growth Habit: Columnar/Upright
Pests: May be affected by blackfly (black aphids) and snails
Diseases: May be affected by yucca leaf spot
Cultivation: Grow in full sun with shelter from cold drying winds and in well-drained soil – it will grow well in open, rich loamy soil but tolerates poorer, sandier soil, and may withstand cold better when grown in poorer soil
Propagation: Propagate by seed, sown at 15-18ºC, which may take eight weeks or more to germinate, or propagate by root cuttings in winter
Pruning: No pruning required
Suggested planting locations and garden types: Flower borders and beds Drought Resistant Gravel Garden Architectural Coastal Mediterranean Climate Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Final Height: 2.5 m – 4 m (8.2 ft – 13.12 ft)
Final Sideways Spread: 1.5 m – 2.5 m (4.9 ft – 8.2 ft)
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