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Dasylirion texanum - dasilirio (Vase 18 cm)

Dasylirion texanum - dasilirio (Vase 18 cm)

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    Altezza della pianta: 50-70cm cm
    Genus composed of about twenty species of very long-lived evergreen shrub or tree succulents, with rosette leaves arranged around the tips, similar to yucca, which grow in the dry mountainous regions and deserts of the southern United States and Mexico. The Dasilyrion texanum, an evergreen succulent, is a smaller species than the other Dasylirions and generally does not exceed 1.5-2 m in height. The leaves arranged in a rosette are erect, then arched, pale green or sometimes glaucous in color and have the margin with numerous small yellow hooked thorns. After 15-20 years it produces an inflorescence up to 2.5-3 m long from the apex with numerous flowers. After flowering, the plant does not die, but grows, forming large tufts over time.

    Pedoclimatic needs

    Grow in poor, well-drained soil, in full sun. Fairly rustic species, it resists short frosts down to -10°/-12°C. Due to the elegance and harmony of the rosettes, these plants are widely used in parks and gardens. Being very drought-resistant plants, they can be used to decorate flowerbeds and gardens without water.

    Botanical Information

    Botanical Name: Dasylirion texanum

    Family: Nolinoideae

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