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Pony Tail
Beaucarnea recurvata


Tree-like plant with a swollen base, topped with a rosette of linear strap-like leaves up to 6 feet long. Panicles of small white flowers; stores water in the base.

Plant Form or Habit: cascading arborial

Plant Use: pot plant

Exposure: high

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period:

Height: up to 30 ft in native environment, usually no more that 8 ft in interiorscapes

Width: equal to height at 1-2 ft; less proportionally as plant grows

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Tough plant for the interiorscape if there is enough light to maintain. Allow soil to dry between waterings.


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