Yucca Plants
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Yucca trees

Zone 32547 | Heather1968 added on May 9, 2014 | Answered

Mine are looking pretty shabby after the harsh winter. Can I just cut the top portion off and it begin to produce leaves again, providing it is still alive?

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theficuswrangler
Answered on May 9, 2014

Yuccas respond well to pruning. This article talks about indoor yucca, but pruning outdoor plants is the same. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/yucca/yucca-plants-care-and-pruning-tips-for-pruning-a-yucca.htm
Go ahead and cut off the yellow leaves and cut the top down as far as you want.

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