Stephen....Yes, you have the idea, it does look a lot like Yucca, but
the leaves are not symmetrically arranged around the top of the trunk like
yucca. I could post a small jpeg image of my plant if the newsgroup rules
allow it...Norman ngfrank at bellsouth.net
Stephen Jankalski <CEREOID at prodigy.net> wrote in message
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>> I don't have enough info to be able to say if its Yucca elephantipes or
>>> "Norman Frank" <ngfrank at bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:LSft5.6648$RY2.57491 at news4.mco...> > I was in Home Depot and bought a plant hoping my wife could
> > it, but she thinks it is a "corn plant' and it doesn't exactly match the
> > picture. They had a whole table of them, and it only costs $15, so I
> > its pretty common.
> > The plant stands about 3-4 feet high and is in a 10 inch pot. The
> > feature is the trio of naked trunks each about 1-2 inches in diameter.
> > look like small sapling trunks, but they don't have any leaves on them
> > the exception of a single "tuft" of vegetation sticking out the side
> > the top (which does sort of resemble the leaves of a corn plant). The
> > of the trunks seem to be cut off and covered with black paint or tar.
> > The info-sheet included is nonspecific, and calls it a FOLIAGE,
> > requiring rather standard care. Any help would be appreciated.
> > Thanks....Norman
> > Norman Frank nfrank at bellsouth.net> >