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Q.Do Yucca Plants Damage House Foundations

Zone 2259 | Anonymous added on October 28, 2022 | Answered

We have 4 yucca plants about 8-10 inches from our house about 4ft tall will the roots from these plants damage house foundations

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Answered on November 14, 2022

They can have an extensive root system but not necessarily damaging to the foundation. However, any plant material around the foundation should be 3 feet from the house to give it room to grow. You might consider moving them further from the house so they don't look cramped.


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