Yucca Flowering and Nature

Yucca plants flower more than once in their lifetime, while Agave (century plants) flower once and then die.  But do yucca flower every year?  Plantsman extrodinaire Jan Emming is the author of this post on yucca flowers. (edited slightly.) Yucca Flower Cycles “Most yuccas skip anywhere from 2 to 4 years in between flowerings on individual heads. This is because yucca die just a little when they flower. Technically, the terminal growth points of yuccas die during the process of blooming.  Thus they need to develop new side shoots in […]