How to Germinate Red Yucca Seeds

Red yucca plants (Hesperaloe parviflora) are succulents native to the Southwest area of the United States. This evergreen plant produces grass-like leaves reaching 4 feet tall and wide. Flowers bloom through the summer, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies . This agave plant is excellent in areas where water conversion is a concern. Plant red yucca from land or on a slope when located in the Bay Area’s wetter areas. In which the conditions are controllable, start the seeds indoors.

Wash a flat seed tray with warm water and wash in 1 part bleach mixed with 9 parts water. This removes plant ailments that are lurking and removes all debris. Enable the tray when inserted so the soil does not turn to mud to dry thoroughly. If holes are overlooking, poke them in the base of the tray having a ice pick. Fill the tray with cactus soil mix that is commercial.

Spread the yucca seeds evenly. Cover the seeds with a scatter of cactus soil. Use a spray bottle to wash the soil. Cover with a bit of clear plastic to make a greenhouse effect. This keeps the humidity high.

Put the seed tray in an area. Remove the plastic and spray the soil daily. Keep the tray in bright light until the seeds sprout. Once sprouted, water until the yuccas are large enough to transplant to individual plant pots.

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