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Yucca elata bloom

Post by TimMAz6 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 7:49 pm

Yucca elata is finally blooming. I started it in year 2000 as a seed😎

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Yucca fila x rostrata is a beauty (seed grown from Benny Jensen seed)
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Post by janci » Mon Jul 06, 2015 3:50 am

Hello Tim
Thank you for your beautiful pictures 8)

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Post by DesertZone » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:44 am

Great see finally see some blooms on those! My little elata, blooming second year in a row. And both of my seed grown rostrata's have bloomed. :D
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Post by DesertZone » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:47 am

Fantastic Yuccas Tim!
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Post by chadec » Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:22 pm

Very nice yuccas, love the blue on those in the 2nd pic.

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Post by TimMAz6 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:14 pm

lets see some photos of your blooming Y. elata Aaron! 8)
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Post by DesertZone » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:15 pm

TimMAz6 wrote:lets see some photos of your blooming Y. elata Aaron! 8)
I will next time I update my blog. It is the same one that did the double bloom last year, did another double bloom this year. Surprising, it's such a small plant.

Here is a Flata? bloom, it come from a yucca you gave me. :D

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Post by TimMAz6 » Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:49 pm

Cool bloom Aaron! It's like a glauca bloom with a little filamentosa in it.

It's a Y filata? Fila x elata. Nice :)
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Post by TimMAz6 » Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:14 pm

Update. Close to pollenation time!

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Post by DesertZone » Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:22 pm

TimMAz6 wrote:Cool bloom Aaron! It's like a glauca bloom with a little filamentosa in it.

It's a Y filata? Fila x elata. Nice :)
Not sure, I got it from you. With no tags.
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Post by Paul Ont » Thu Jul 16, 2015 3:39 pm

AWESOME. That's one impressive Yucca.

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Post by Jay-Admin » Sun Jul 19, 2015 2:05 pm

Very cool yucca. 8)

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Post by Okanagan desert-palms » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:30 pm

Tim great pic of that Y. elata bloom. I have a question for you and Aaron. I have a Y. rigida that bloomed about 6 years ago in a pot. I kept it alive after and didn`t get any new growth until this spring. Do certain Yuccas die after blooming? Will your Y. elata be good to go after this bloom? Thanks


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Post by TimMAz6 » Tue Jul 21, 2015 5:10 pm

Yuccas don't die after blooming except for Yucca whippeli but technically that's not a Yucca anymore
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Post by DesertZone » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:47 pm

Okanagan desert-palms wrote:Tim great pic of that Y. elata bloom. I have a question for you and Aaron. I have a Y. rigida that bloomed about 6 years ago in a pot. I kept it alive after and didn`t get any new growth until this spring. Do certain Yuccas die after blooming? Will your Y. elata be good to go after this bloom? Thanks


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John, Tim is right they will survive, but yuccas like elata that have such large blooms take time to recover. That's why I was so amazed that my little Y. elata bloomed 2 years in a row, I think this was because it had very small bloom each time and did not use much energy from the plant. But my large one did nothing until the second season after blooming. Sometimes on elata after they bloom it my kill the branch on plant from which it was blooming. I seen this at a cactus nursery here and noticed this down in AZ. I wonder if providing them with the right nutrients a person could prevent this?
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Post by Okanagan desert-palms » Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:05 pm

Thanks Tim and Aaron. Great explanation of what happens after the yucca blooms.




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