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Dasylirion longissimum

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SUCULENTA Dasylirion longissimum (ASPARAGACEAE)

Dasylirion quadrangulatum
Mexican Grass Tree Junquillo
Origen México
Full sun Little water Resist saline winds
Perennial leaf Greyish green
Flor White enlogated panicle
Alt.Max. 3/5 m
Anch.Max. 1/1,5 m
Zona ZONA 8
Perennial plant with quadrangular leaves, with spines. Dasylirion is a group of over a dozen of grassy looking rosette plants native to the southwestern US and northern Mexico. They are not grasses but are related to the Agaves. As they grow older, the base of the several of these species develop into a trunk. When the plant is mature it blooms with hundreds of greenish-white bell-shaped flowers on a tall narrow spike coming from the center of the plant. The plant does not die after blooming. Most Dasylirions are rather resistant to cold and drought.
Diam Ltr Perim Trunk height Total Height Others
SUCULENTA C22 5 30/40
SUCULENTA CT24 8 40/50
SUCULENTA C30 15 50/60
SUCULENTA C35 25 60/80