Engelmann's false yucca
4.7 out of 5 (6 experiences)
About Engelmann's false yucca
Engelmann's false yucca is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and browning easily with only 71 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
Engelmann's false yucca likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Engelmann's false yucca belongs to the hesperaloe genus, and is native to Texas and Mexico.
Also known as
Red yucca, Hummingbird yucca, Redflower false yucca, Samandoque, Hesperaloe, Hesperaloe Parviflora, Red Yucca and Texas red yucca
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 love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Engelmann's false yucca does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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.