Yucca Plants
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Yucca tree

Zone costa del sol | gershon gardener added on May 12, 2014 | Answered

I know how to propagate a Yucca tree, but how can you get the tree to make these offshoots (pups)? I have four Yuccas which are growing very strongly and producing pups, except one, and I want to induce it.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on May 12, 2014

I've not tried this myself, and I don't know any way to force "pupping" unless it would be to cut off the growing top of the yucca. However, I have heard of agaves that start to pup actively when newly rooted cuttings are brought inside to overwinter. These of course are potted.

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