These plants bring an incredible sculptural element to any space! They need bright indirect light and should only be watered when the soil is completely dry.
Pot size: 7cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light, can tolerate a few hours of morning or afternoon sun.
||Bright light - winter sun isn't as strong so it's best to provide them with a little more light.|
|Allow the soil to completely dry out between waterings.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.|
|Happy in average household temperatures and humidity.||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once a month or so throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in Autumn and Winter unless the plants is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Ponytail Palm
Scientific Name: Nolina recurvata
Origin: Central & South America
Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: These plants can be produce pups as the base of their trunk - these can be separated when repotting the mother plant.
Common problems: Overwatering can cause yellowing and, conversely, underwatering can cause brown crispy leaves.
Care Tips: You can snip off any brown leaf tips if you want your plant to look a little neater.
Fun Fact: These plants are extremely drought tolerant as they can store a lot of water in their thick trunk!
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.