watering a yucca - Knowledgebase Question

chicago, il
Question by krazymatthew
October 11, 2005
When do you water a yucca plant and how much water do you give it?

Answer from NGA
October 11, 2005


How much water you need to provide really depends upon your soil type and the season. For the most part, yucca's seem to thrive on neglect. They do appreciate a deep soaking every 10-14 days during the summer months if the weather is hot, but will otherwise get along with normal rainfall in the spring and fall months. The easiest way to water a yucca is to make a water basin beneath the plant and fill it, allow it to drain, then fill it a second time. This method concentrates the moisture over the root mass and allows it to trickle down and wet the entire root mass. Best wishes with your garden!

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