Nolina nelsonii

They need full sun and very well drained soil, irrigate them infrequently or not at all. They're not amazingly hardy so be careful where you locate them. In the right spot though they're amazingly low maintenance and very striking indeed.

Could reach 1.8m to 3m with a width of 90cm to 1.2m but they're slow...

Features Hardiness rating

Hardy in Atlantic Seaboard gardens, The Channel Islands, gardens in Central London (and other large cities) and conservatories.

This is only meant as a guide; there are some plants with red labels that would only survive in extremely favoured spots such as The Isles of Scilly or coastal south-west Ireland.

We're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Conservatories, Exotics, House Plants, Mediterranean, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Red

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