Plant Care Dagger Plant

Dagger Plant

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Dagger Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Dagger Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Aloe Yucca, Aloe Yucca, Spanish Dagger and Spanish Bayonet


Yucca aloifolia

How to care for Dagger Plant


How often to water your Dagger Plant

Water needs for Dagger Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Dagger Plant 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 Dagger Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Aloe Yucca in your home

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

Dagger Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Dagger Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dagger Plant in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Dagger Plant

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

Difficulty Level

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

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Care Summary for Dagger Plant

Dagger Plant

Dagger Plant

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.

What other plant parents say

Dagger Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Dagger Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Dagger Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Dagger Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
@myawejko avatar
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globe Auburn, NY

love my yucca plant. shot up out of the mother plant before i could even tell and it’s already starting it’s own life🙂

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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