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Botanical names:
Beaucarnea guatemalensis Accepted
Nolina guatemalensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6 to 25 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: Very small
Flower Color: White
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Dioecious


The Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata)The Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata)
By Baja_Costero on August 18, 2020

The ponytail palm is one of the most common succulent trees in cultivation. Its interesting form and ease of care make it an excellent house plant or patio plant, given good drainage and lots of light.

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