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How to take care of the yucca plant?

The yacca plant is an old stalwart that is a good starter. It is an imposing plant. It’s leaves are sword-shaped, green and sharp. It has a tall woody trunk.

How to take care of the yucca plant?

Plant Care Requirements

Light

The yucca plant requires bright to direct light.

Temperature and Humidity

Keep your yucca plant in an area with average temperature, medium humidity and good air circulation. Place it outdoors in a shaded area during summer.

How to take care of the yucca plant?

Soil

Grow your yucca plant in an all-purpose soil mix.

Water

Water the yucca plant thoroughly, but allow the soil to dry completely before the next watering. Water much less during winter.

How to take care of the yucca plant?

Fertilizer

Fertilize your yucca plant monthly during spring and summer.

Pests and Diseases

The yucca plant is susceptible to being attacked by aphids and scale. Wash with warm soapy water. If infestation is severe, spray with Malathion or Diazinon.

Propagation

Propagate your yucca plant from offsets in an all-purpose soil mix.