Adam's Needle, True Adams Needle Yucca filamentosa

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Yucca filamentosa

Family:

Asparagaceae

Genus:

Yucca

Species:

filamentosa

Common Name:

Adam's Needle, True Adams Needle

Seeds Per Pound:
59,020
Quantity:
3.04 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
45
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
97%
Height:
3-12 feet
Collection Locale:
Missouri
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6

In Stock: 3.04 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$4.95
10 g
$11.50
1 oz
$16.95
1 lb
$119.50
1 kg
$238.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Yucca filamentosa , commonly known as Adam's needle , is a medicinal plant native to eastern North America . more...
* Yucca filamentosa is an evergreen, drought-hardy, bold focal point foliage plant with a radiating "Southwestern Look", also having prominent flowering stalks in mid-Summer. more...
* A fibre obtained from the leaves is used for making ropes, cloth, baskets and mats. The fibre can also be used for making paper The leaves are harvested in summer, they are scraped to remove the outer skin and are then soaked in water for 24 hours prior to cooking. The fibres are cooked for 2 hours with lye and then beaten in a ball mill for 4 hours. They make a cream paper. The leaves are used as paint brushes. The roots are rich in saponins and can be used as a soap substitute for washing the hair, body and clothing. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov