Yucca elephantipes, also known as the spineless or soft-tipped yucca, is a small evergreen tree reaching around 9 meters in the wild, but it is usually smaller in cultivation.
It has a thick, branching trunk that settles at the base with appears like an elephant’s foot and leaves that can grow up to 4 feet long. Under optimum conditions like spring and autumn, the spineless yucca produces white, bell-shaped flowers in large panicles.
The Spineless Yucca plant grows at a moderate pace reaching a height of up to 20 feet or even taller in ideal conditions. Although it is adaptable to even extreme conditions like drought and frosty conditions, this majestic landscaping plant can also be grown indoors.
Yucca plants meet the indoor requirements of flexibility and easy care – air cleaning is another extra. This spineless Yucca comes in many forms, this is a branched tree form. By the way the “true” botanical name of this house plant is Yucca elephantipes. Learn more on yucca care here.
Yucca comes not only comes with flat olive green colored leaves but variegated too!