The Yucca is mainly found in Guatemala and Honduras.
The Yukka likes to be in a bright place (no direct sun), but half shade is also possible. “In summer, a spot on the terrace is no problem, but beware of temperatures below 8 degrees. Avoid outside or midday sun.
Fertilize once every two weeks during the growth period from April to August. Especially in winter do not water too much. Slightly more water during the growth period than in winter.
Prefer to keep the soil a little drier. The plant should not be allowed to stand with its feet in the water. Wipe the leaves of the Yucca occasionally with a damp cloth.
Dry air is no problem for the Yucca houseplant, so spraying is not immediately necessary. However, spraying once or in the summer in the rain will remove the dust.
Because the Yucca requires little nutrition, fertilizing is advisable only in the spring and summer. no food in winter! Too much nutrition can lead to burnt roots. Use Pokon green plant food for this.
The yucca will produce new leaves from the heart. The lower leaves can die (natural process) and you can remove them by pulling them down.
Check the Yuca regularly for diseases. Look under and between the leaves, the sooner you detect the disease, the greater the chance of effective control.
Outside, a yucca can bloom. The flowers are spectacular to see, when a yucca starts blooming in the house, it is advisable to remove the flower. This flower costs a lot of energy from the plant.
It is advisable to transfer the Yuka to a larger pot immediately after purchase. Preferably do this in the spring so that any damaged roots can quickly "in this growth period" recover.
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