Yucca Elephantipes

Yucca elephantipes, commonly known as the Giant Yucca or Spineless Yucca, is a striking and resilient plant native to Mexico and Central America. This architectural plant belongs to the Asparagaceae family and is characterized by its tall, upright stems topped with tufts of sword-shaped leaves. With its distinctive form and low-maintenance nature, Yucca elephantipes is a popular choice for both indoor and outdoor landscapes.


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Yucca Elephantipes


Allow the top inch of the soil to dry out between waterings. Water thoroughly, ensuring that excess water can drain freely from the pot to prevent waterlogging. Reduce watering frequency in the winter months when growth slows down.


Feed the plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid over-fertilizing, as it can lead to excessive foliage growth with reduced overall plant health.


Yucca elephantipes is adaptable to low humidity levels and can tolerate dry air. However, it may benefit from occasional misting or placing a shallow tray of water filled with pebbles beneath the plant to increase humidity around the foliage.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed

Light Requirements

Provide bright, indirect light for optimal growth. Yucca elephantipes thrives in full sunlight but can tolerate partial shade. Indoors, place the plant near a sunny window where it can receive plenty of natural light.


Maintain a warm environment with temperatures between 15-27°C. Yucca elephantipes can tolerate fluctuations in temperature but should be protected from cold drafts and temperature extremes.

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