Ponytail Palm


Ponytails make great indoor plants and, are ideal for beginners. They are a low maintenance plant for home, office or anywhere.

Plant Care: Thrives in bright, indirect light to full sun. Let its soil dry well between watering, and if you have any doubt as to whether or not to water the plant, skip it until the next week.

Botanical Name Beaucarnea recurvata
Common Name Ponytail palm, elephant's foot
Plant Type Tropical, Broadleaf evergreen shrub/ tree
Mature Size 6 to 8 feet tall; 3- to 5-foot spread (up to 30 feet tall when planted outdoors)
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Sandy but well-drained
Soil pH Neutral
Hardiness Zones 
Native Area Semi-desert areas of Central America
Pet-friendly? Yes