Ponytail Palm

Beaucarnea recurvata

Ponytail palms can be grown as a bonsai. The root restrictions makes it like like a mini tree compared to being grown in the ground By Maja Dumat [CC2.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)] (Photo Credits)

Beautiful cold-hardy palm bearing small orange-red fruits with tasty pineapple-orange like pulp. Fruits are often considered even higher quality than those of its close relative the jelly palm.
Other Names: Elephants Foot


Specifications of Ponytail Palm

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

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Ponytail Palm Reviews & Tips

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★★ 3y ago


As a possible fruit bearing indoor/patio plant. I really like the shape of the trunk. 

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