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A yucca-like exotic for a warm spot with super-sharp drainage.

Genus of about 7 species of clump-forming, rosette-leaved succulents from semi-arid areas of Mexico.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - arching, often glaucous, lance-shaped leaves with fleshy keels and very fine marginal teeth.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Succulent - perennial succulents. Slightly arching panicles of pendent, tubular flowers in late spring, early summer.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown as specimen plants.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects possibly
  • Place of origin - Mexico
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - sharply drained and humus-rich
Beschorneria - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of BESCHORNERIA


BESCHORNERIA albiflora  >

A trunk forming species which produces a bright arching red flower stalk with a multitude of tubular light green flowers
Large £22.50 each

BESCHORNERIA septentrionalis

BESCHORNERIA septentrionalis  >

Evergreen yucca-like foliage. Red, pink and green flowers on pink stems
Small £14.00 each
Large £22.50 each

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