BESCHORNERIA septentrionalis

Evergreen yucca-like foliage. Red, pink and green flowers on pink stems
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Slender, lance-shaped, recurved, leaves to 90cm (36in) long with pointed tips and finely toothed margins
  • Green
  • Red
  • Height
    1.3m (4½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Succulent
    Perennial succulent
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
    Under glass use standard cactus compost in full light
  • Full sun

BESCHORNERIA septentrionalis

 
Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
Large £25.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    Requires very sharp drainage to prevent the roots becoming over-wet
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Mexico
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Red-stemmed panicle of pendent flowers
    Tubular
    To 3cm (1¼in) long
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Sharply drained, humus-rich
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Beschorneria - Growing Guide

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