Scientific Name: Beaucarnea recurvata
Synonyms: Ponytail Palm, Elephant's Foot
Comes in a 5L Nursery Bag unpotted (but fits in a 20cm Nursery Pot)
Often mistaken for a palm (hence it’s common name), this odd looking plant is actually a semi-succulent making it the ideal plant for a bright hot space where other Palms would not survive indoors or even on a balcony. It will however happily live i lower light if provided with some direct sunlight through the day.
This quirky plant is super easy to take care of and, as its swollen base stores water, it is a great water wise plant. For plant lovers that are a little forgetful about watering, this plant is ideal! It is a slow grower under the best circumstances, so a little patience is required.
Ponytail Palms look majestic paired with a unadorned planter or Palm Leaf Basket but for something a little quirkier try it in a mossball or on a stand. The long slender foliage makes a fantastic fountain like feature.
Please note: Pony Tail Palms are non-toxic to pets and humans.
Follow these instructions to keep your Pony Tail Palm happy and healthy.Light: Likes very bright, indirect light or full sun.