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Compact Banana Yucca

Yucca baccata Compacta
SKU: HC016247
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Our Yucca baccata Compacta (Banana Yucca) is a more compact form of the species. The thick, stiff evergreen leaves are edged with attractive white thread-like hairs and mature plant bloom with huge spikes of ivory flowers. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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Botanical Name
Yucca baccata Compacta
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Evergreen
Soil Moisture
Very Waterwise
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
24-36" tall (including flower spikes)
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


24-36" tall x 24-36" wide. Our plants of Yucca baccata Compacta (Banana Yucca) originate from northeastern New Mexico in Mora Co. from a population of smaller, more compact plants. The stiff, dark green leaves are very thick and substantial, almost like a narrow leaf Agave and have nice filigreed white threads on the leaf margins. The sturdy flower spikes peek up just above the top of the foliage with large ivory colored flowers. Huge fruit resembling bananas ripen in late summer. Birds love to peck the sweet fruits as food. This is an exceptionally cold hardy native succulent. (seed propagated)
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