Advice 1: How to save Yucca

Yucca is a peculiar and quite undemanding plant which with proper care, grows a small tree. The prevailing opinion of the inhabitants is positioning the plant as a variety of trees, whereas this is not so. Therefore, in cases where there is a question about how to save the plant, should review the care for this quite unpretentious plant.
How to save Yucca
You will need
  • - the soil adapted for Yucca,
  • - charcoal
  • - scissors for trimming roots
  • - spray bottle with water.
Yucca loves the sun, so one of the reasons for the wilting of plants may be the location is not on the side of light. Often disease of Yucca detected after a short period of time after the purchase of the plants in the store. They can manifest themselves in two ways: either dry the trunk or foliage.
If thinning on the barrel, you should repot the plant, selecting quite loamy and rocky soil. The rot of the trunk it is not only the wrong selection of the soil, but excess watering. Offered in most shops of the generic peatlands for Yucca categorically not suitable. Digging the plant from the old pot, you need to carefully inspect its roots. Rotten and dried you want to cut down to the healthy part, before transplanting, these parts of roots should be treated with powder of charcoal.
Sometimes misconceptions among growers are concerns about the foliage of the Yucca. Quite often when the temperature is too high the tips wither and turn yellow. In principle, the Yucca plant is quite undemanding and reacts to either overflow or the complete absence of the sun. Also the lower leaves may wither away with the growth of the trunk, that's fine. To help the plant, it is necessary to organize proper care of the Yucca. If the room is too dry, you need to regularly spray the plant with a spray bottle several times a day, then it will feel good.
Useful advice
Among the misconceptions related to the care of Yucca, is the desire of the owner of the plant to feed it nutrients. However, if the plant is struggling for life, then dressing it is contraindicated. After the Yucca is normally rooted and accustomed to the new pot and soil, it can be fed. And it will be no earlier than a month.

Advice 2 : Why Yucca wither and dry leaves

Home Yukka - nothing like the decorative look of the agave plant, a tropical evergreen plant, which was selected for cultivation in pots. The palm trees, capable of reaching 3-4 meters in height, loved by gardeners, but because they can often be found in homes, offices.
Yukka – indoor decorative plant, with beautiful bright evergreen leaves like a small palm tree. The tree grows slowly, but during the vegetative period reaches 4 meters in height, for this reason, it is necessary to take care of the space for flower and suitable care.

Care Yucca

Breeding plants is a laborious and often appears on leaves aphids or they may turn yellow, wilt, fall off, the Yucca is no exception – she is as vulnerable to diseases and disorders of the growing season.
Even undemanding plant requires the necessary level of humidity, temperature, lighting, and irrigation – all this affects the appearance of the leaves and as the plant as a whole.

If your plant has yellow leaves (usually the first to be affected bottom longline), remember about elementary rules of care for a Yucca. So, home of agave, required bright light, but one that will not fall to direct sunlight. Loves Yucca and humidity is high, its pot can be put in a tray of water, but on the condition that the lower layer of the main pot has a good drainage. Especially important to use this design in the summer, coupled with daily spraying.

Disease and natural organic processes

Yucca is very sensitive, its leaves can begin to dry because of a simple change of location and change of conditions is always stressful for plants.

Not tolerate agave and transplanting, during which developed root system almost always gets injured. Maybe after a while the plant to cope with the damage and will begin to develop on, stopping to drop leaves, but experts still advise to use in the adaptation period feeding.

Irregular watering will cause the leaves begin to dry. The root systems of Yucca weak in waterlogged soil the plant will start to rot, badly affect the condition can and watering with cold water. For Yucca, it is important to maintain normal operating temperature, when abrupt changes in the temperature of the air, the leaves curled and yellow at the tips is the first sign that you need to relocate a tree.

Summer comfortable temperature for Yucca not more than 25 ° C and in winter not less than 10C. To reduce temperature should be done gradually starting from autumn, if the winter is not to lower the temperature to the desired, the leaves begin to thin, dry and over time can completely fall off.
We must not forget about proper watering: in summer it needs to be more frequent, but winter shouldn't be zealous enough weekly irrigation – otherwise the plant will rot.

Cause damage to leaves can be and defeat aphids or gray mold. Usually gnats and rot is clearly visible in the root zone and at the base of the affected leaf. To fight against diseases need to use household insecticide.

Don't forget that defoliation is a natural process for the plant, characteristic for the stage of intensive growth, subsidence of a small number of leaves in this case should not be cause for concern.
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