||This fierce species deserves every name it has been give, which also include Dagger, Dagger plant, Wild Dagger plant, Saber leave Yucca, and Aloe Yucca which gave it its species name aloifolia for the Aloe looking foliage. Spanish bayonet may be the ultimate in "security plants" as it can be planted beneath windows and other access points where its fiercely pointed stiff leaves will prevent passage of all interlopers, human and otherwise. Once it reaches its full maturity as a 6 - 8' high hedge it proves to be a great for Supped Up Long Legged Goat traffic(deer) and Homo sapien border for inland or coastal areas. The best to keep folks of your beach side property to.
A high salt tolerance offers this species to the gardeners no matter their region coastal or inland. This option deems it ideal for ocean side plantings. It was once known as Yucca yucatana. A Synonym, once recognized Latin name, because of it being a commonly seen plant in the early days of the east coast of Mexico's shore line coastal habitat. Certainly a stately species and no matter where it is planted it commands attention