The Yucca Jewel is a gem within its houseplant family, it is an easy plant that will draw all eyes to itself. The Yucca Jewel is a striking plant because of its stem and many pointy leaves that seem to be at right angles to the stem. The Yucca Jewel really brings a summery atmosphere with it! Originally this sturdy houseplant comes from Central and South America, to be more precise its origin lies in the current Guatemala and Honduras.
Care and tips Yucca Jewel - 160cm
As mentioned before, the Yucca Jewel is an easy houseplant to take care of. This is because the Yucca can store a lot of water and nutrients in its trunk. Because the Yucca Jewel does not grow fast we recommend you to give it some extra nutrition during the growing season. The growing season runs from April to August, but never overfeed as this can burn the roots.
Water requirements of the Yucca Jewel - 160cm
The Yucca plant originally comes from dry areas and is therefore not used to lots of water. The Yucca Jewel is not a water-lover and can go for long periods without water. It is important to let the soil dry out a little between waterings before re-watering. The soil can dry out a little between waterings because the Yucca Jewel stores water and other nutrients in its stem. In the summer months the Yucca Jewel will require a little more water than in the winter months. Always adjust the amount and frequency in the early days as the plant needs to get used to its new environment. The amount of water also depends on a number of factors such as temperature, pot size and light intensity.
Light requirements of the Yucca Jewel - 160cm
The Yucca Jewel is accustomed to a lot of sunlight, so it needs a place with a lot of light and direct sunlight as well. When the Yucca Jewel does not get enough sunlight its beautiful leaves will discolour and start to droop. Be careful with bright sunlight in the beginning, because the Yucca Jewel is raised under filtered light. If you put the Jewel Yucca in the sun all at once there's a good chance it will burn. If you purchase this plant in the summer let it get used to the sunlight gradually. If you place the Yucca Jewel indoors it is advisable to place it in front of a south-facing window.
Is the Yucca Jewel - 160cm a poisonous plant?
The Yucca Jewel is absolutely non-toxic to the touch, but beware when small children or pets start eating the plant. We always recommend not to consume the leaves or other parts of the plant or to use it in food.
How is my Yucca Jewel - 160cm shipped?
This eye-catching plant comes in a grow pot. All our plants are shipped in special designed shipping boxes! The unique interior ensures that the plants are firmly planted in the box and cannot move around. Plants don't mind being in a dark box for a day. This way we make sure that your green friend is delivered to your home in tip-top shape.