Dasylirion Longissimum

Dasylirion Longissimum

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Name

Dasylirion longissimum

Comon name

Mexican grass tree

What you get

You will receive a well rooted 7.5 ltr pot

About

Dasylirion longissimum is the Mexican grass tree. It grows a stout trunk upto 5m tall in its native habitat. The leaves are long, narrow and green with smooth margins.

Origin

Mexico

Planting and care

Best planted in full sun and in very well drained soil. Before planting add grit to the soil and dig it in  to provide good drainage. Also once planted it is best to gravel around the plant as this not only makes the plant look better, it also keeps the foliage off the damp soil and keeps down weeds. It also make a great pot plant, when putting it in a pot use a good soil based compost and add a third grit.

It Prefers to be dry during winter.