Commonly Known As:
  • Adam's needle,
  • common yucca,
  • Spanish bayonet,
  • bear-grass,
  • needle-palm,
  • silk-grass,
  • spoon-leaf yucca

Yucca, also known as a Palm Lily or Yucca Cane, is a hardy, drought-tolerant species of plant native to the US, Central, and South America. Yucca plants feature tall stalks and palm-like foliage. Easy to care for, this slow-growing statement plant can reach 30 feet in height, though they are typically sold as indoor plants between 2 and 8 feet tall.

  • light

    Yucca plants enjoy bright direct or indirect light. That means a few feet away from a bright window, filtered by thin curtains or blinds.

  • water

    Yucca houseplants are drought tolerant and should be watered when the soil feels dry to the touch.

  • temperature

    Yucca houseplants prefer temperatures between 65⁰F to 75⁰F degrees. However, they can withstand temperatures down to 10⁰F.

  • fertilizer

    Feed your Yucca plant once every month during the growing seasons, spring and summer.

    Plant Facts
  • Yucca plants are found in arid climates like the desert, as well as mountainous regions, grasslands, prairies, and even semi-tropical to tropical regions!

  • Yucca plants help with pollination, especially via Yucca Moths, which transfer pollen from one plant to another.

  • Yucca plants also have found the best way to conserve water. Their leaves have a waxy coating which helps prevent evaporation and water loss.

  • Native to Mexico

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • The Yucca houseplant can be toxic if ingested, so it is best to keep it away from pets and children.

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