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Why Are Leaves On My Yucca Plant Turning Black

Zone 31031 | conniemccoy675@gmail.com added on March 20, 2020 | Answered

My yucca plant leaves were turning black by the hand fulls. I pull them off and then a few days later there is more as well as sections of the trunk was turning black. I always put in house during winter, then back on porch in spring. When this happened it was in house.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 20, 2020

This sounds, either, fungal or bacterial! Unfortunately, your photo did not come through so I cannot identify the issue.

This is caused by overwatering, most commonly. You will have to make sure to let these dry out, very thoroughly, between waterings. I would recommend treating with a fungicide, also.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/using-fungicides-in-garden.htm

This article will help you to care for yucca in container:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/yucca/growing-yucca-indoors.htm

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