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Beaucarnnea recurvata, elephant foot, nolina, pony tail
Beaucarnnea recurvata, elephant foot, nolina, pony tail

Beaucarnea Recurvata (Pony Tail Palm)




Beaucarnea Recurvata is part of Asparagaceae family that includes edible asparagus. It is native to Mexico and Texas. This plant has a lot of names - Nolina, Ponytail Palm, Elephant's foot, also known as is a distinctive looking houseplant with a swollen thick brown stem at its base that stores water. The long narrow curly, dark green leaves flow up from this base much like a plume of water in a fountain. This is a very slow-growing, long-lived plant.

Beaucarnea Recurvata is easy to care for, following its basic care requirements of bright indirect light and medium watering. Water thoroughly on a regular basis. This plant thrives in low humidity.

  • Pot size (diameter): 14cm
  • Height with pot: 45cm

!Please note that each plant is unique and variations of appearance may occur between each one.

Plant care:

  • Light: Happy at bright indirect light.

  • Temperature: 10°C – 25ºC.

  • Water: Water thoroughly on a regular basis. Mist: not needed.

  • Humidity: min 40%.

  • Soil: Well draining potting mix.

  • Fertilizer: Use a light feed once/ twice during the growing season.

  • Toxicity: non toxic.