Will Yucca Roots Damage My Pool?

Question From: 
Lynda in  Cronulla, NSW, 2230,  Cronulla, NSW, 2230 NSW


Nature of problem: 
I want to know what type of root system Giant Yakkas have and if they can pose a problem to our pool shell as they have been planted very close to pool edge and are very large.


Type of Plant (if known): 
Giant Yakka


Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself): 


Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type: 


How often do you water the plant:
not often


How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:


What type of plant is it:


How long since you planted it:
They were planted by previous owner. I am guessing around 12 years ago.


Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:


Is the plant indoors or outdoors: 


What other treatments have you given the plant: 

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Answer: I am not sure what you are referring to as Giant Yuccas. Assuming that they are in fact Yucca elephantipes, then all should be OK.  Don