Texas Sotol (Dasylirion texanum) is a showy, very cold hardy succulent that brings the look of the Southwest to wherever it's planted. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric)


Common Name

Texas Sotol

Botanical Name

Dasylirion texanum


5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color


Mature Height

3-5' tall

Mature Spread

4-6' wide

Bloom Time

Early to mid-summer

Ships As

Potted Plant

Evergreen Foliage


Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil

Soil Moisture

Very Drought Resistant / Very Waterwise, Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30"


Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Good For Containers, Evergreen, Adds Texture

Ideal Region

West, Western Only, Southwest, Hot Desert, Coastal California

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall

Texan Desert Spoon, Sotol