Plant Catalog - BEAUCARNEA RECURVATA
Pony Tail Palm, Elephant's Foot
A palm-like succulent with an unusual multi-branching form. The base is gray-brown, leathery and becomes swollen with age until it resembles the foot of an elephant. Recurved green leaves sprout like top-knot ponytails. Insignificant cream-white flowers are rarely seen. Native to Mexico. Typically kept as an indoor plant.
USDA zones: 10 - 11
Sunset zones: 13, 16 - 24, H1, H2, or indoors
Mature size: 15 - 20 feet high
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: little to moderate water