Mexican Pony Tail Palm (Beaucarnea gracilis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 15 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Other: Very small
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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