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the yuccas are in bloom

May 28, 2019 05:12PM

I'm in the southwest. we've had a LOT of rain lately and the yuccas are in bloom like crazy. A 30 minute drive sw of home showed me miles and miles of young yucca plants. Today I had to drive 40 minutes straight south and there were lots of young yuccas, but not as tall as the saturday ones. Today's were less than a foot tall, the saturday ones were 2-3 feet. I've noticed, with my lilac hedge, that one end blooms well before the other end, so I suppose it has to do with position of the sun.

lots more yuccas


a young plant has just a little greenery. Older yucca plants have a lot of green stuff and, often, a bent down brownish bunch on the outside- one year's growth that has died, but stays on the plant. When it goes to seed, the seeds are black and flat and hard.

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 05/29/2019 12:24PM by chimi.
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the yuccas are in bloom

chimi 168 May 28, 2019 05:12PM

my pasture is full of these

chimi 68 May 28, 2019 05:18PM

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