Plant Care Yucca Rupicola

Yucca Rupicola

Also known as

Twistleaf Yucca, Twistleaf Yucca, twistleaf yucca, twisted-leaf yucca, Texas yucca and twisted-leaf Spanish-dagger


Yucca rupicola

How to care for Yucca Rupicola


How often to water your Yucca Rupicola

Water needs for Yucca Rupicola
0.5 cups
every 12

Yucca Rupicola 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 Yucca Rupicola

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 Twistleaf Yucca in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Yucca Rupicola: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Yucca Rupicola love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Yucca Rupicola does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Yucca Rupicola

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

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Care Summary for Yucca Rupicola

Yucca Rupicola

Yucca Rupicola

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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