Sotol, Texas Details

Sotol, Texas

  • Botanical Name: Dasylirion texanum
  • Plant Type: Shrub
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Rock Garden, Focal Point/Specimen Plant, Deer Resistant, Salt Tolerant
  • Ornamental Value: Yellow
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season: Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 5'
  • Plant Height: 5'


Bluish green sharp-edged leaves with evenly spaced spines. The flower spike can grow to 15 feet in summer. Needs well-drained soil.

Shrub Care Guide

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