General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: Very small
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

Common names
  • Pony Tail Palm
  • Bottle Palm
  • Monja
  • Palma culona
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Beaucarnea recurvata
  • Synonym: Beaucarnea recurvata var. glauca

  • Posted by BlondieRides (Southern California - Zone 11b) on May 13, 2015 2:15 PM concerning plant:
    Hardy and drought resistant. Does equally well in sun and shade. Versatile and easy to grow in hot dry weather.

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