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Trimming a Yucca

I have had my yucca for almost¬†seven years, and in the past, have trimmed the dead stalk leaves in the spring without issue. This year, however, all of the leaves look terrible. ¬†They are crusty and dead. If it weren’t for a few small patches of green leaves here and there, I would think the entire plant was dead. Can I cut the whole plant down to the ground without permanent damage? Will the leaves grow back as if I trimmed them individually?


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 04/19/2011 @ 10:05 am

Yes, the plant will normally come back, and in some cases are even quite difficult to get rid of due to this. Here is an article that you may find helpful: [1]


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