Ponytail palm grow and care – succulent of the genus Beaucarnea also known as Beaucarnea recurvate, Ponytail palm perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental drought tolerant houseplant, can grow in desert, subtropical, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-12.
Trunk brown the base of the trunk is cone become wider till the ground, in this part the plant keep water.
Leaves the color green, the leaves grow in rosettes structure, the leaf spiny pointed in the spear shape.
Ponytail palm flower
Flower color is white-yellow or pink, small flowers grow in inflorescence as cone shape.
Ponytail palm for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Ponytail palm growing and care:
Better frost free, but can survive frost, dry soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes Difficulties or problems when growing: Take a lot of year to bloom All year, (in cold climate better in the spring) Planting season: Pests and diseases: Weevil, snails, slugs Pruning season: All year : How to prune a Ponytail palm Dead leaves and flowers Size of the plant? 0.5-2m (20-80 inches) the leaves, and the stalk 4-6 m (12-20 feet) Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing Water requirement: Small amount of water Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Bloom season: Summer General information about the flower Yellowish-white or pink flowers, the flowers grow as umbels on stalk in cluster Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Slow growing plants
Evergreen, Perennial plant, Succulent
Drought tolerant plants, Indoor plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Pink flower, White flower, Yellow flower