YUCCA ELEPHANTIPES - plant generic
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Light
A lot of light, even direct sun.
Recommended temperature
Greater than 15 °C
Watering
Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.
Name
Stems because in nature it grows with a great enlargement of the trunk and recalls the feet of an elephant.
Origin
Mexico, California, The Caribbean.
Habitat
Climate is tropical dry, desert areas.
Family
Agavaceae
Various
In Latin America, the Yucca is derived a fiber from the processing of which produces baskets, belts, ropes. In these regions it is grown as a separation between the properties, such as protection from the wind and from the sun in the coffee plantations.