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Beaucarnea recurvata

Native range: Eastern Mexico

Known names: Ponytail Palm, Elephant Foot Palm, Nolina recurvata

Hardiness: Keep above freezing, can dip into the freezing zone though.

Mature Size: 25-30' OUTDOORS in regions that this plant can be grown in. 

Light: Direct sun is prefered, less light = slower growth

Water: Let soil dry out, water more often during warmer months.

Soil: Standard potting soil, succulent-type soil

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: Growing in a 2" pot, shipped with pot


Not a true palm. B. recurvata will produce a caudex with looooong linear leaves that can droop down about 3-4 feet long! These plant is very slow growing even in their native habitat so have patience! 

Beaucarnea recurvata (Ponytail Palm)

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