Yucca - 14cm

Price £ 4.99

Short description

 

Yucca is a popular houseplant that belongs to the family Asparagaceae. It is native to arid regions of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The plant is known for its striking architectural structure and sword-shaped leaves.

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Yucca - 14cm

Price £ 4.99

Short description

 

Yucca is a popular houseplant that belongs to the family Asparagaceae. It is native to arid regions of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The plant is known for its striking architectural structure and sword-shaped leaves.

  • Quantity
Stock
In Stock
  •  Free click & collect 
  •  Free local delivery 
  •  Shop online 24/7 
  •  Happy to help - call 01902 842 461 for questions 
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Yucca - 14cm
Price £ 4.99
Pros and cons
  1. Light: Yucca plants prefer bright, indirect sunlight. They can tolerate some direct sunlight, but too much can scorch the leaves. Place the plant near a south- or west-facing window for the best results.

  2. Watering: Yucca plants are drought-tolerant and prefer to be on the dry side. Water the plant thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot. During the winter months, reduce watering frequency.

  3. Soil: Yucca plants prefer well-draining soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5. A cactus or succulent potting mix is ideal for Yucca plants.

  4. Fertilizer: Yucca plants don't require a lot of fertilizer, but they can benefit from occasional feeding during the growing season. Use a balanced fertilizer every two to three months to promote healthy growth.

  5. Pruning: Yucca plants don't require frequent pruning, but you can remove any dead or damaged leaves to keep the plant looking neat and tidy. Use sharp, clean pruning shears to avoid damaging the plant.

  6. Pests and diseases: Yucca plants are relatively pest and disease-resistant. However, they can be susceptible to spider mites and mealybugs. Keep an eye out for any signs of pests and treat them promptly using insecticidal soap or a homemade solution of water and dish soap.

Description

The Yucca houseplant can grow up to several feet tall, and its leaves can grow up to 2 feet long. The leaves are rigid and pointed, with sharp tips, and come in a variety of colors ranging from green to silver-gray. Some species of Yucca produce beautiful white flowers on a tall stalk.

Yucca is a low-maintenance houseplant and is suitable for beginners. It prefers bright, indirect sunlight and well-draining soil. It is drought-tolerant and should be watered only when the soil is dry to the touch. Overwatering can lead to root rot and other issues. Yucca plants can also benefit from occasional fertilization during the growing season.

In addition to being a popular houseplant, Yucca is also used for medicinal purposes in some cultures. The roots of the plant contain saponins, which are compounds that have anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. Yucca root is often used to treat arthritis, digestive issues, and skin conditions.

Overall, Yucca is a unique and visually striking houseplant that can add a touch of the outdoors to your indoor space. With the right care and attention, it can thrive for many years and bring beauty and interest to your home.

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Specifications
  • Article number
    33415
  • EAN code
    9900000023737
  • Colour
    Green
  • Houseplant Type
    Foliage
  • Plant Pot Size
    14cm
  • Plant Height (from floor)
    60cm
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