Information About Yucca

Yucca plants are a popular choice in a xeriscape landscape but can also be grown in the home. Wherever you grow yucca plants, it’s never a bad idea to stay up to date on all the yucca plant care information you can. So keep reading for helpful tips and advice on all aspects of yucca care and learn how to grow yuccas with ease.

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Red Yucca Information – Growing A Hummingbird Red Yucca Plant

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Red yucca is a tough, drought-tolerant plant that produces showy, reddish coral blooms from spring through midsummer. In warmer climates, plants may bloom year-round. Planting a red yucca plant in your garden isn’t difficult. Click the following to learn about the red yucca and how to grow one for yourself.

Yucca Division Guide – Can I Divide Yucca Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Do you grow yucca in the garden? Although these sturdy plants require very little care, yucca division may be necessary if the plant overgrows its boundaries or if you want to share with friends and family. Click here to learn how to split a yucca.

What Is Soapweed Yucca – How To Grow A Soapweed Yucca Plant

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Soapweed yucca is an attractive clumping perennial with grayish-green, dagger-like leaves that grow from a central rosette. Growing soapweed yuccas isn’t difficult as long as you can provide the right growing conditions. Learn how to grow a soapweed yucca here.

Big Bend Yucca Care – How To Grow Big Bend Yucca Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Big Bend yucca is a tree-like type of yucca with blue-green, lance-shaped leaves and tall, bell-shaped blooms that rise above the plant in summer. Big Bend yucca plants are easy to grow in USDA plant hardiness zones 5-10. Learn how to grow this yucca here.

Beaked Yucca Care – How To Grow A Beaked Blue Yucca Plant

By Teo Spengler

According to beaked yucca plant information, it is a succulent, cactus-like evergreen shrub popular as a landscape plant in the southwestern United States. If you want to learn more about how to grow a beaked blue yucca, this article will help.

What Is Beargrass Yucca : Learn About Beargrass Yucca Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Beargrass yucca plants (Yucca smalliana) are commonly found in sandy soil in the southeastern United States. Growing beargrass yucca in the home landscape requires similar soil and exposure. Learn more about this yucca variety in this article.

Curved Leaf Yucca Growing: How To Grow Curved Leaf Yucca Plants

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer

Unlike some yucca species, curved leaf yucca can grow in relatively cool and wet regions. A curved leaf yucca growing in a courtyard or a rock garden adds a decorative touch. Want to learn more about growing this plant? This article can help with that.

What Is Blue Yucca: How To Grow Blue Yucca Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you have ever been to the Chihuahua Desert, you would have noticed the blue yucca. What is blue yucca? The plant is a sharp-leaved wonder with a 12-foot height (3.5 m.) and powder blue tone. Click here for more blue yucca information.

Spanish Bayonet Yucca Care: How To Grow Spanish Bayonet Plants

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

The Spanish bayonet yucca plant has been used for centuries by native people for basket making, clothing, and footwear. Today, it is mostly grown as a dramatic landscape plant. Click on this article for more Spanish bayonet information.

Adam’s Needle Information – How To Grow An Adam’s Needle Yucca Plant

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Adam's needle yucca (Yucca filamentosa) is a plant in the agave family that is native to the Southeastern United States. The plant is used primarily as an ornamental in the garden. Click the following article for more Adam's needle information.

What Is Banana Yucca: Tips For Banana Yucca Care

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Banana yucca is named for the fleshy, sweet-tasting, green to dark purple seedpods, which are about the size and shape of a banana. Interested in growing banana yucca in your garden? Click on the following article to learn how to grow banana yucca.

Dwarf Yucca Info: Tips For Yucca Nana Plant Care

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Yucca is a huge plant, often growing as tall as ten feet (3 m.) with its flower spike. It's a pretty plant, but a bit much for smaller gardens and containers. This is why growing dwarf yucca is a great option for many gardeners. Learn more in this article.

Yucca Transplanting: How To Transplant A Yucca In The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Sometimes, a plant simply outgrows its location and needs to be moved. In the case of yucca, the timing is as important as the method. Find tips on when and how to transplant a yucca in the following article. Click here for more information.

Why Is My Yucca Plant Drooping: Troubleshooting Drooping Yucca Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Yucca is a tough plant that thrives in difficult conditions, but it can develop a number of problems that may cause drooping yucca plants. If your yucca plant droops, the problem may be pests, disease, or environmental conditions. Learn more here.

Yucca Leaf Curl: Tips On Caring For Curling Yucca Plants

By Kristi Waterworth

The easy care nature of yuccas has made them a popular houseplant or garden specimen. Although they rarely give problems, the few they do suffer can cause unsightly problems like curled or rolled up leaves. Find out how to manage this problem in this article.

Yucca Plant Problems: Why A Yucca Plant Has Brown Tips Or Foliage

By Kristi Waterworth

Yucca plants are typically easy-care landscaping plants, but they can have occasional problems. One of the most common symptoms of a sick yucca is browning leaves. Find out what to do for a yucca turning brown in this article.

Yucca Plant Bugs: Learn How To Treat Insects That Affect Yuccas

By Kristi Waterworth

Yucca seldom have problems or diseases you'll have to deal with, but if you happen to notice a bug or two crawling around on your plants, it's best to know if it's a friend or foe. Read this article for pests that commonly bother yuccas in the landscape.

Yellow Yucca Leaves – Why Is My Yucca Plant Yellow

By Jackie Carroll

Whether you grow it indoors or out, one plant that thrives in the face of neglect is the yucca plant. Yellowing leaves might indicate that you are trying too hard. This article tells you how to save a yellowing yucca. Click here to learn more.

Yucca Soil: Learn About Soil Mix For Yucca Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Yucca is a tough plant that tolerates extreme conditions and rarely requires water, fertilizer or pruning. In general, too much care is worse than no care at all. However, the critical factor that can't be ignored is soil. This article explains more.

Yucca Seed Pod Propagation: Tips For Planting Yucca Seeds

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Yuccas are arid region plants that are extremely adaptable to the home landscape. They are popular for their striking, sword-like foliage. The plants infrequently bloom, but when they do, they develop oval seed pods. Learn how to propagate them here.

Yucca Leaning Over: Why Yucca Is Falling Over And How To Fix

By Jackie Carroll

When you have a leaning yucca plant, it may appear as though the plant is leaning because it is top heavy, but healthy yucca stems stand up under a heavy growth of leaves without bending. Read this article to find out what causes a yucca to lean over.

Yucca Uses – Can You Grow Yucca Plant As Food

By Amy Grant

The difference between Yuca and Yucca is broader than a simple C lacking in the spelling. Yuca, or cassava, is an important global food, while its counterpart, yucca, is an ornamental plant. So, is yucca edible as well? Click here to learn more.

Yucca Repotting Tips: How To Repot a Yucca Plant

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

When planted in containers, yucca provides a striking accent to a patio and adds beauty indoors. While yuccas thrive with little attention, repotting yucca is occasionally necessary to keep the plants looking their best. Learn more here.

Yucca Plant Blooms: How To Care For Yucca After Blooming

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Should you remove spent yucca flowers? In reality, the plant will produce no more flowers that year, so it really doesn't matter. If you have questions on how to care for yucca after blooming, read this article for a few answers.

Yucca Plant Varieties: Common Types Of Yucca Plants

By Jackie Carroll

Large, spiky leaves and large clusters of white flowers make yucca plants ideal for many landscape settings. Find out about the varieties of yucca plants and both their landscape and household uses in this article.

Spots On Yucca Leaves: Care For Yucca Plant With Black Spots

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Like any foliage plant, yucca can be damaged by fungus, bacterial and viral diseases, and pest infestations. Black spots on yucca may be caused by any of these problems. Treatment solutions for spotty yucca plants can be found here.

Joshua Tree Information – Joshua Tree Growing Tips And Care

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The Joshua tree bestows the architectural majesty and character of the American Southwest. The plant is a yucca and an adaptable plant. Read here for info on how to grow a Joshua tree.

Yucca Houseplant Care: Tips For Growing Yucca In Containers

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Growing a yucca plant indoors adds a focal point to a room or works as part of an attractive, indoor display. Learn how to care for a yucca houseplant in the article that follows.

Yucca Flowers: Reasons Why A Yucca Plant Doesn’t Bloom

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Yuccas make a lovely low maintenance screen or garden accent, especially the yucca plant flower. When your yucca plant doesn?t bloom, this can be frustrating for the home gardener. Read here to learn more.

Yucca Plants In Cold Weather – Helping Yuccas With Frost Damage and Hard Freeze Damage

By Heather Rhoades

Some varieties of yucca can easily withstand a hard freeze, but other tropical varieties can suffer severe damage with only a light frost. Read here for information on how to treat damage to yucca in winter.

Getting Rid Of Yucca Plants – How To Remove A Yucca Plant

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Many people find yucca plants to be welcome additions to the landscape. Others, however, consider them to be problems. Yucca plants can quickly become a nuisance. This article will help with removing yucca plants.

Caring For Yucca: Tips For Landscaping With Yuccas Outdoors

By Shari Armstrong

The yuccas plant's sword-like leaves add a distinctive look to any area. Click for more about how to grow yucca plants.

Propagation Of Yucca Plant

By Heather Rhoades

Yucca plants are a popular choice in a xeriscape landscape. They are also popular houseplants. Learning how to do the propagation of a yucca plant is an excellent way to increase their numbers. Read more here.

Yucca Plants – Care And Pruning: Tips For Pruning A Yucca

By Heather Rhoades

One problem in caring for yucca plants is that indoor plants can grow too tall. They need to be trimmed back. Pruning a yucca is an excellent way to keep your yucca manageable. Click here for more info.

Separating And Repotting Yucca Offshoot Pups

By Heather Rhoades

While yucca owners may have different varieties of yucca, one thing will be consistent and that is how to best propagate the yucca. This article provides information on how to separate and repot yucca pups.

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