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Beaucarnea recurvata



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Beaucarnea recurvata

Common Name: Pony Tail Palm, Elephant's Foot

A palm-like succulent with an unusual multi-branching form. The base is gray-brown, leathery and becomes swollen with age until it resembles the foot of an elephant. Recurved green leaves sprout like top-knot ponytails. Insignificant cream-white flowers are rarely seen. Native to Mexico. Typically kept as an indoor plant.

USDA Zone: Zones 10 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 13, 16 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 15 - 20 feet

Mature Width: Varies

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate