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cutting yucca

Can I cut out the top center of a yucca to control height? Mine are nearly 3 metres tall and I don’t want them any higher and don’t want to hurt the plant.

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#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 10/24/2016 @ 3:20 pm

Unfortunately cutting the top off of a Yucca will backfire and actually send the plant into grow mode! It will compensate by sending out LOTS of pups.
You can trim away dead and damaged leaves for a better appearance.
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