Plant Care Beschorneria


About Beschorneria

Beschorneria is a clump-forming yucca in the agave family native to northern Mexico. It works well in containers or planted in small groups along a shrub border. It is drought-tolerant and suitable for rock gardens.


Beschorneria yuccoides

How to care for Beschorneria


How often to water your Beschorneria

Water needs for Beschorneria
0.5 cups
every 12

Beschorneria needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Beschorneria

Water 0.5 cups every

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

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Finding light for Beschorneria in your home

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

Beschorneria love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Beschorneria does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Beschorneria

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Beschorneria: 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 Beschorneria after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Beschorneria



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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