Plant Care narrowleaf yucca

narrowleaf yucca

About narrowleaf yucca

narrowleaf yucca is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

narrowleaf yucca likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Yucca angustissima

How to care for narrowleaf yucca


How often to water your narrowleaf yucca

Water needs for narrowleaf yucca
0.5 cups
every 12

narrowleaf 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.

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 narrowleaf yucca in your home

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

narrowleaf yucca love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

narrowleaf yucca does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize narrowleaf yucca

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

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Care Summary for narrowleaf yucca

narrowleaf yucca

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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