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

Common names
  • Red Ponytail Palm
  • Guatemala Ponytail Palm
  • Curly Nolina
  • Pony Tail Palm
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Beaucarnea guatemalensis
  • Synonym: Nolina guatemalensis

Photo Gallery
Location: San Diego Botanic Garden
Date: 2018-07-15
Location: Portland Nursery, Portland Or.
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Location: San Diego Botanic Garden
Date: 2018-07-15
Location: Southeast Florida
Date: June 2015

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