Ponytail Palm

Ponytail Palm

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Much like the name suggests, the ponytail palm resembles the loose strands of hair present in the ponytail hairstyle. 


On average, these plants grow to be 3 feet tall. 


These plants are non-toxic.


  • Light
    • This plant prefers bright, indirect sunlight. If placing indoors, a southern facing window is optimal.
  • Water
    • The plant is highly sensitive to overwatering, allow it to dry out before proceeding to water again. 
  • Temperature
    • Anything between  68° F to 80°F is optimal, the warmer the better. 
  • Humidity
    • Medium to high levels of humidity allow this plant to thrive
  • Soil
    • Rich, bark/peat based soils that are lightweight are optimal. It should be able to retain moisture, but not hold water.
  • Fertilizer
    • Give a water-soluble succulent fertilizer twice during the growth season.
  • Re-potting
    • Depending on the speed of growth, the plant may need to be repotted every other year. Some can go much longer.



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