About Adam's Needle
Adam's Needle is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Adam's Needle likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Adam's Needle belongs to the Yucca genus, and is native to Long Island and Pennsylvania and south to Florida and Louisiana.
Also known as
Spoonleaf Yucca, Spanish Bayonet, Yucca and Needle Plan
How to care for Adam's Needle
Adam's Needle needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 4th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Indianapolis is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
February 2nd, 2023
Indianapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to increase by 39.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.9 megajoules of energy…
February 3rd, 2023
This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 5.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 12.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours o…
Adam's Needle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Indianapolis, Indiana ⛅.
Adam's Needle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Adam's Needle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
February 1st, 2023
The growing potential in Indianapolis is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to …