Beaucarnea recurvata, Ponytail Palm

(104 customer reviews)

This item ships in a black grower pot.

Tree
Arrives in 3 - 7 days.
Ships December 16th - December 23rd.

This product is not California Certified.

$ 20.00
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Natural Root Stimulant

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When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

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Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

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Recently Shipped Beaucarnea recurvata, Ponytail Palm

Description

Other Common Names

Nolina Recurvata, Elephant’s Foot Palm

An Easy to Grow  Accent Palm

Also known as the Ponytail Palm, the Beaucarnea Recurvata is generally used as a houseplant, though it can also be used for landscaping in outdoor areas. It’s very particular in the zones that it thrives in, doing best in zones 10 and 11. The Ponytail Palm is native to southeastern Mexico.

This Beaucarnea Recurvata is a highly drought resistant plant that does well in full sun, growing very slowly no matter how much water or support it’s given. The Ponytail Palm is also known as “Elephant’s Foot”, due to the trunk resembling that of an elephant’s foot with a wider base and a narrowed trunk as it gets taller. The Ponytail Palm is actually not a palm at all and is considered a succulent because it’s trunk holds water.

You’ll find tufts of leaves growing off this tree with ends that may sometimes look like hair, hence the name “Ponytail”. The Ponytail Palm makes a great house or patio plant and can be kept in a container. With 10 different species out there, this tree doesn’t do well with extreme cold temperatures and must be kept brought indoor during those times. It also requires all of its roots to stay intact if you decide to replant or move it anywhere else.

Additional information

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Mature Height

6 ft – 8 ft

Spacing

6 ft – 8 ft

104 reviews for Beaucarnea recurvata, Ponytail Palm

  1. Hannah M. (verified owner)

    Very healthy and fun plant!

  2. Irene DeLorenzo (verified owner)

    Beautiful & arrived in perfect condition 💜

  3. Sharon (verified owner)

    Beautiful and healthy!

  4. Yamaris Calvo (verified owner)

    A very cute and adorable I’m happy thank you for all my plants

  5. Gary S. (verified owner)

    Right price for the size. Received healthy.

  6. Emah B. (verified owner)

    Plant arrived safe and undamaged. It is absolutely beautiful!

  7. Susan Morris (verified owner)

    All the plants I ordered are fabulous. Very healthy, packed very well. They are a great size.

  8. Susan L. (verified owner)

    All the plants arrived beautiful and lush and much larger than I expected. In fact, I had to get larger decorative planters.

  9. Amy J. (verified owner)

    It is excellent! Thank you

  10. Esperanza Campos (verified owner)

    Love my plant babies!!!!!! They were packed with care and made it safely to my home. I say this because I’ve purchased plants online and it didn’t go as well. Plantvine sent beautiful HEALTHY plants that are ready to flourish.

  11. Jacqueline (verified owner)

    The ponytail palm came well wrapped and is a luscious beautiful plant.

  12. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Plant was in great condition when it arrived!

  13. Gina C. (verified owner)

    My ponytail is gorgeous. I was afraid it wouldn’t be because I’m in Arizona, but no. I love it!!!

  14. Sharon S. (verified owner)

    Omg!!! I am in love with this plant!!!! It is larger than I expected and so full. Definitely need to repot asap because the roots are coming out of the bottom. Just can’t believe the beauty of this plant. I would definitely buy another one of these beautys!!

  15. Linda (verified owner)

    Plant is very healthy and looks great

  16. Paula (verified owner)

    Beautiful & healthy, love it! Would order again.

  17. Sheldon J Lam (verified owner)

    Came in great condition and the large size is so big and full. Love it.

  18. Patrick (verified owner)

    Love it! Arrived in perfect condition.

  19. Patricia (verified owner)

    Perfect! Arrived promptly and in excellent condition. Plant came just as pictured. It is doing well. I plan to order again. So glad I found you!

  20. Sarah (verified owner)

  21. Ray (verified owner)

    Healthy plant. Packaged well

  22. Sandra C. (verified owner)

    All plants arrived well protected for shipment, they are so healthy and thriving!!! I will buy from this seller again. I can’t believe how beautiful my plants are, how healthy they are! Incredible Customer Service also.

  23. Mary D. (verified owner)

    The ponytail plant is absolutely beautiful and bigger than expected. It was in perfect shape when I received it. Will be ordering more.

  24. Robert Grier (verified owner)

  25. Shirley C. (verified owner)

  26. Anita (verified owner)

    When I opened the box I was stunned, the plant was big and absolutely beautiful! Packaging kept it perfectly intact, not one broken leaf. I’ll definitely be back for more from PlantVine. Highly recommend them.

  27. Sandra R. (verified owner)

    My plant arrived as ordered and it’s doing lovely. Thank you

  28. Linda Lee (verified owner)

    My beautiful, full, healthy Ponytail Palm came completely undamaged and arrived quickly once the weather warmed up enough for it to travel. Wonderful experience with Plant Vine, start to delivery.

  29. Carole Barron (verified owner)

    arrived this morning. Looks healthy and welll cared for

  30. Bruce Sheffler (verified owner)

    Good condition

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Why others chose the Beaucarnea recurvata, Ponytail Palm

My friend had one and I fell in love

Replacing

Unique & pet friendly

Perky little plant that needs little care

It made me smile

Pet friendly

Ought one for myself and love it. Getting one for my mom now.

Liked the look and it does well in lower light

Looking for a palm, common houseplant and I wanted to put it on my end table. I needed something not too big.

gifts to loved ones

Different kind of plant excited to see it!!!

Sister’s died after 30 years and she loved it

My favorite plant - and my cat’s, too. Getting a second one now. Puts a smile on my face everyday!

It’s good in shade and safe for cats!

To place around a homemade pond.

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Looking for an easy to care for indoor tree.

Looking for an easy to care for indoor tree.

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Best Company Ever! Best Plants! And Truly the best Customer Service!

pet friendly

Love the look and easy care.

I am looking for a tropical looking plants that is easy to carre for.

Liked the way it looks

New addition to my little collection!

I have not been able to find any in store, though the price was great!

I have another plant similar to this one and I really like it.

I love this plant

I love this plant

Easy low maintenance

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