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Hello my yuccas leave are rolling in on themselves ? Like how you would roll up ur tongue lol why could this be?

Hi Ronny,

There are three possible causes. The most likely is that the soil is drying out too much in between waterings. Next most likely is the opposite. If you have been keeping the soil too moist, then the roots may have rotted and the plant now has no way to absorb water from the soil. The third possibility is inadequate light. Yuccas need lots of direct sunlight and should be located very close to a sunny, uncovered window.

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