Ponytail Palm

The desert marvel
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Color - Cream
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Ponytail Palm at a Glance
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19"-24" tall (including pot)
Can reach up to 6 feet indoors
Pet friendly
Complements the ambiance of gathering areas
Ponytail Palm Bio
Native to Mexico, the desert-dwelling Ponytail Palm is gentle and beautiful as it is resilient and easy to keep around. Neither a palm nor a tree, Ponytail Palm is actually a succulent. With its gracefully flowing mane of leaves curving down its hardy trunk, this sun-lover has learned to store water within its base and roots and miraculously thrive under any condition.
Light Instructions
Ponytail Palm grows best in a space with bright direct light, where the sunlight streams inside directly, and can also adapt to spaces with bright indirect light, where the sun rays are diffused. Avoid placing it in spaces with low light or spaces without natural sunlight.
How does self-watering work?
  • 1
    Simply open the lid and fill with water
  • 2
    The plant drinks only when needed
  • 3
    The result - healthy, long-lived plants that are easy to maintain
self watering
easyplant benefits
  • Carefree and convenient
  • Never worry about when to water
  • Much healthier plants that live longer
  • We use proven Waterwick TM technology to optimize water consumption
Water every1 Month1 Week
Over compacted dry soilNeverCommon
Easily know when to waterYesNo
Stable root growthYesNo
Ponytail Palm Care
On your Ponytail Palm's first few days at home, it may lose several leaves, or leaves will turn yellow. This is no reason for concern. Simply shake off or cut the leaf, and look forward to new and better-adjusted leaves. Once adjusted, Ponytail Palm is very easy to care for and will reward your love for it by quickly bouncing back from any mishap. To help it grow optimally and evenly, occasionally dust the leaves and rotate the pot by a ¼ turn once a month. To maintain its aesthetic shape and height, you may periodically prune it to your liking.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the lifespan of a ponytail palm?
The lifespan of a ponytail palm can vary depending on its environment and care. In ideal conditions, a ponytail palm tree may live for multiple decades. In some cases, ponytail palms have been known to last for over a hundred years.
How big will a ponytail palm get?
Ponytail palms have a slow growth rate, and their size is dependent on the pot and soil type. Generally, they can reach heights of up to 5 feet and may spread as wide as 4 feet. In most cases, they remain significantly smaller when kept in containers indoors. In the wild, ponytail palms may reach up to 30 feet in height. It is essential to consider their mature size when selecting a pot and soil type. It's important not to overcrowd the plant with too small of a pot, as this can stunt its growth.