Asked by: Neeraj Cabal
asked in category: General Last Updated: 14th June, 2020

Can you grow a Joshua Tree?

Joshua trees require full sun and gritty, even sandy, soil. The plants are available at nurseries and some garden centers but you can also grow them from seeds. Seeds need a chilling period of at least 3 months. Caring for Joshua tree babies is similar to regular yucca care.

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Consequently, how long does it take for a Joshua tree to grow?

60 years

Subsequently, question is, do Joshua trees grow anywhere else? The Joshua tree, the largest of the yuccas, grows only in the Mojave Desert. Natural stands of this picturesque, spike-leafed evergreen grow nowhere else in the world. In fact, the female yucca moth has evolved special organs to collect and distribute the pollen onto the surface of the flower.

In this regard, is it illegal to have a Joshua Tree?

It's illegal. Joshua trees also are a protected species under state law. According to the National Park Service, off-roading violations "related to wildlife, plants and natural or cultural features, carry a maximum penalty of $5,000 and/or six months in prison.”

Can a Joshua tree grow indoors?

The cream to greenish-white flowers are in dense panicles at the ends of the branches. Yucca brevifolia has proved hardy to -10o F in Denver. Because of it's very slow growth, the Joshua Tree makes an excellent addition to your indoor cacti or succulent collection. Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 7-10.

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