Beaucarnea recurvata (ponytail palm)

Beaucarnea recurvata (ponytail palm)

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Ponytail Palm

A slow growing house plant that is a semi succulent that is related to the Yucca.  It can take 20 years to reach six feet.  If it is in a sunny spot it will grow quicker than being in he shade.  Overwatering can cause the tips of the leaves to turn brown.

- Low light, Bright light to full sun

- Allow soil to dry out between waterings.  Avoid watering the trunk, it might rot.

- Best in well drained cactus potting soil

- Drought tolerant

- Native to Mexico