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How long does a yucca flower last?


By Katya

Kent, United Kingdom

My yucca has flowered but all too soon the pretty waxen bells have started falling, soon to leave only a naked spike. Is there any way I can prolong the life of the flower, eg. by intensive watering?

On plant Yucca gloriosa



No, fraid not. Once its done, it's done. Remove the flowering stem when its completely finished.

1 Jul, 2009


when people say remove the flowering stem how far does it need to be cut down. I have cut down my dead stem but l have left about a meter as i was unsure as to cut it right to the bottom.

30 Oct, 2010


Shimmiey: Cut it right at the base, where the tiny leaves are, just above the normal sized leaves - but without damaging the leaves.

30 Oct, 2010

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