Big fat Dasylirion
Dasylirion wheeleri
Desert Spoon

These never get this tall here in the Bay Area. Generally they can get 6 feet across, but with very little to no trunk at all. These have been growing in Arizona, and it’s true what they say about Arizona – it gets hot. Some plants need extra heat to grow to their full potential.

These plants do look like they want to get out of those pots and into the ground so those roots can ease out a little bit, or a lot….