Engelmann's false yucca
5.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)
Also known as
Red yucca, Hummingbird yucca, Redflower false yucca, Samandoque and Hesperaloe
What other plant parents say
Needs little water! Water every 2-3 weeks with good sunlight. It’s a succulent so it’s easy to take care of.
How to care for Engelmann's false yucca
Engelmann's false yucca needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Engelmann's false yucca may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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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 Engelmann's false yucca after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.