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Beaucarnea recurvata

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Beaucarnea recurvata

Bearec
Ponytail Palm, Elephants Foot,
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Wantirna
Indoor
C11, Indoor
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Wantirna
Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $18.64 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $20.50 inc GST
C11, Indoor
Size: 25cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $30.76 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $33.84 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Beaucarnea recurvata Ponytail Palm, Elephants Foot,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Irregular Shape, Upright

Description:
Commonly called the Ponytail Palm, this unique plant is popular in gardens, pots and indoors. Beaucarnea recurvata is a distinctive plant with it's swollen brown trunk at the base (which cleverly holds water) and long narrow wavy dark green foliage protruding from the top of trunk resembling a waterfall. Does not flower often. Prefers bright light. Grows slowly to approx. 4m tall. Also known as Nolina recurvata.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Feature, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Keep moist over the warmer months and allow soil to dry out in between watering. Reduce watering in the cooler months and allow the plant to dry longer between watering. Feed with a general fertiliser once every few weeks during Spring and Summer. Very low maintenance.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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