Ponytail Palm
Beaucarnea recurvata
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Palm fertilizer (e.g. N8-P4-K12).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.5 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate desert

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Names

Other common names Bottle Palm, Nolina
Family Asparagaceae
Other scientific names Nolina recurvata

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • cream
  • white
Leaf color
  • green
Repotting frequency every two to three years