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Beaucarnea Recurvata

Ponytail plant

Orginially from the arid desert areas of Mexico, this is a most unusual and eye-cacthing succulent. It's bottle-shaped stem serves as a water reservoir and grows several branches from which shoot slim, downward-curving, grey-green leaves of up to 1m in length. 

Care instructions

Put in a little and get back a lot!

Care Info:

Watering:
Low: Water once a week in summer and less in winter so that the compost stays almost dry. Never let it stand in water.
Light:
High: Plant enjoys bright light and full sun year round.

Usage:
Drought resistant plant

Availability:
Year round
Special Points:
Plant in garden when it outgrows its pot. This plant can grow into a tree in the right sunny spot.

Light:
High, strong sunlight
Temperature:
Warm, 18-23 °C
Water:
Low, Dry out between watering