The Ponytail Palm is a distinctive looking houseplant with a swollen thick brown stem at its base that stores water. From the top of the stem, one or more rosettes of long, green, leathery leaves develop as the plant ages resembling ponytail.
This plant grows up to 9 feet in height in the ground plantation and in indoor condition grows up to 4 feet.
|Plant Height||9 inch (22 cm)|
|Plant Spread||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Common Name||Elephants foot, ponytail palm, Nolina|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 25 feet|
|Bloom Time||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Palms grow best when you let their roots fill the pot.
- They need soil-based potting compost and should not be re-potted unnecessarily.
- They are sensitive to chemicals and will be damaged if you expose them to aerosol sprays.
- If you need to treat them with insecticides, be sure what you use is suitable for a palm.
- Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil feels dry to touch.
- Appy the fertilizer during monsoon and the spring season.
Pony Tail Palm care
Areca palm is propagated by seeds. Rarely, a ponytail palm may produce an offset. Panting season of the ponytail palm is monsoon season.
Sunlight Full sun Watering Moderately Soil sandy loam soil Temperature 20 to 35 degrees C Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.