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Splitting an Adam's Needle, Yucca Filamentoas

Posted by tif22 Southern Ontario (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 12, 06 at 21:57


I recently moved into a new house and in the front is a giant Yucca Filamentoas or adam's needle.
There are 6 flowering stalks and I think there are 8-10 individual off shoots.

It seems to need to be split as it is very large and crowding itself out.

How do I split it and when is the best time to split it.

(I am in Southern Ontario)


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RE: Splitting an Adam's Needle, Yucca Filamentoas

Wow, I tried to eliminate several yuccas from a friends yard because they were large and crowded out the beds. Guess what, they have very deep tap roots and even if a tiny bit remained behind, they come back like dandelion weeds.

Best time is now to split it.. The weather is very accomodating.


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