Plant Care Blue-Stem Yucca

Blue-Stem Yucca

4.6 out of 5 (97 experiences)

Blue-Stem Yucca has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Blue-Stem Yucca has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Spineless Yucca and Yucca Cane

Taxonomy

Yucca gigantea
Yucca
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

What other plant parents say

Blue-Stem Yucca has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 55
Blue-Stem Yucca has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 50
Blue-Stem Yucca has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 23
Blue-Stem Yucca has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 14
Blue-Stem Yucca has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 12
Blue-Stem Yucca has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 7
Blue-Stem Yucca has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 6
Blue-Stem Yucca has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Madi avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Patrick by Madi on Greg, the plant care app
05/02/2021

This is a great plant but it does do better with a humidifier. I have a humidifier running when I’m home and then mist it with a water bottle when I have time this helps it grow a ton if you don’t ha…

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@Mulchinmaeve
Toronto, Ontario
Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Shakira by Mulchinmaeve on Greg, the plant care app
09/14/2021

This plant is my Frankenstein! After a particularly bad cold snap it withered and rotted away. But after a bit of TLC (the love, as well as liberal application of the hit 90’s pop group) it began …

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@Chantal
Lackford, England
Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Yasmine the Yukka by Chantal on Greg, the plant care app
07/20/2021

This was a present a pal bought for me from Sainsbury’s for Christmas a couple of years ago. Back then it was barely 10cm, now it’s nearly 1m tall. Requires minimum care, only repotted once, lives in…

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Hitlulz avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Yuco by Hitlulz on Greg, the plant care app
06/16/2021

I wanted a plant to make my room look a little more alive, and with a busy schedule something I wouldn’t have to constantly tend too. This Yucca is amazing, it has lasted so long and I barely need to…

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Nostalg.iia avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Patrick by Nostalg.iia on Greg, the plant care app
06/05/2021

Easy to look after, has been surviving great for years with no major issues. This was bought as a smaller plant and is now a slightly over 2 metre tall plant!

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@Dyslixec
Owings Mills, Maryland
Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Coco by Dyslixec on Greg, the plant care app
03/31/2021

She’ll throw a fuss without enough light. Be sure to have a grow light or a spot in a south-facing window.

Drake avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Rick by Drake on Greg, the plant care app
06/04/2021

I got it from the Walmart clearance section, it had been abused and i got it all fixed up in no time

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@Sarah
Warren, Indiana
Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Frank by Sarah on Greg, the plant care app
07/10/2021

Love my yucca but it is not pet friendly at all. My cat keeps trying to eat it but we won’t let him.

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@Brooke
Gardner, Kansas
Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named patricia by Brooke on Greg, the plant care app
06/27/2021

if you’re doing a good job of growing your yucca. it will sprout new growth from the trunk!

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@Sara
New York
Rating of the plant Blue-Stem Yucca named Mizo by Sara on Greg, the plant care app
07/19/2021

This plant needs a lot of sun since it’s considered a dessert plant and it’s beautiful.

How to care for Blue-Stem Yucca

Water

How often to water your Blue-Stem Yucca

Water needs for Blue-Stem Yucca
0.5 cups
every 12

Blue-Stem Yucca 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 Blue-Stem Yucca

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Blue-Stem Yucca in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue-Stem Yucca: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blue-Stem Yucca love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Blue-Stem Yucca does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blue-Stem Yucca in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blue-Stem Yucca

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue-Stem 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 Blue-Stem Yucca after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Blue-Stem Yucca

Blue-Stem Yucca

Blue-Stem Yucca


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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