Plant Care Beaked Yucca

Beaked Yucca


Yucca rostrata

How to care for Beaked Yucca


How often to water your Beaked Yucca

Water needs for Beaked Yucca
0.5 cups
every 12

Beaked Yucca needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Beaked Yucca

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Beaked Yucca in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Growing Beaked Yucca in Pittsburgh right now

Light needs for plant Beaked Yucca in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…

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Light needs for plant Beaked Yucca in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will decrease by 31.6% ☀️

November 27th, 2022

Pittsburgh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by 31.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.8 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Beaked Yucca in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

November 27th, 2022

This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Beaked Yucca in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Beaked Yucca: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Beaked Yucca 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Beaked Yucca does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Beaked Yucca

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Beaked Yucca: repot after 2X growth

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 Beaked Yucca after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Beaked Yucca

Nutrient needs for plant Beaked Yucca in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 24th, 2022

The growing potential in Pittsburgh is very 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 …

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Difficulty Level

Beaked Yucca is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Beaked Yucca

Beaked Yucca

Beaked Yucca

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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