It's a Yucca Bacatta...Banana Yucca
sphinkson at worldnet.att.net
Sun Aug 1 04:50:43 EST 1999
I like "ask jeeves" too, but in this case he's dead wrong. I second Stephen's
statement that even an old plant wouldn't have enough trunk to be cut and
resprouted. I'll also second his guess at Yucca elephantipes, if the trunk
flares a bit at the base.
> Found it on Ask Jeeves. Thank you to those who responded!!!
> e.t. <emt1 at bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:Y6Io3.269$eo4.1598 at news1.atl...
> > I recently purchased a rather unusual "tree". Right now, it's about 2 ft
> > tall. The stalk (trunk?) looks just like one on a cornplant. The leaves,
> > however, are hard and sharp and resemble a yucca plant more than anything
> > else. The stalk/trunk was cut off just like a cornplant's would be, and
> > has three extentions of these odd leaves. Does anyone know what this is?
> > Thanks, e.t.
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