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Zoom Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea Recurvata (Caudex)
Zoom Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea Recurvata (Caudex)
Zoom Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea Recurvata (Caudex)
Zoom Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea Recurvata (Caudex)
Zoom Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea Recurvata (Caudex)

Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea Recurvata (Caudex)

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An unusual looking member of the Asparagaceae family. As you’ve probably guessed from the name it is a relative of that vegetable you pay way too much for at fancy restaurants, yep Asparagus!

Ponytail Palms are native to eastern Mexico. They are popular because of their mess of droopy leaves that somewhat resemble a pony tail, hence their common name. They also produce a large water storage bulb, also known as a caudex, at the base of their trunk making them super easy to care for!


Water when the top 2-3cm of soil in the pot dries out through the warmer months. In winter water once a month or less. Overwatering is about the only way to kill these lovely ladies. 


These will happily grow in full sun, so when growing them indoors they need lots of bright light. Close to a north facing window is great so they get strong light for most of the day.

Managing growth

They are currently about 50cm tall with a caudex (bulb) of approximately 7cm across. If grown indoors they are likely to reach a maximum of 1.2m. If planted in the garden they may grow to about 3m.

Greeting your Ponytail palm

These plants are shipped in a 1.5L nursery pot that is wrapped in a calico bag to keep the soil in during transport. They will fit any pot from our Classic Pot Range.

Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea Recurvata (Caudex)


Caring for your Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea Recurvata (Caudex)


Managing Growth


For more detailed care information, please refer to the our Plant Care Guides.

Our special eco packaging

No Plant Stress

Our plant packaging is designed by people know how to keep plants fresh and healthy in transit. Your plants will enjoy a comfortable trip directly from our greenhouse to your door in just a few of days. Your plant will not have to deal with the stress of being bare rooted for transport (how most plants are sent) and you won’t have to deal with the mess and fuss of potting up your new plant when you receive it.

Stability Support

The plastic pot will be wrapped in a calico bag to keep the soil in place, it will then be tied into a specially designed cardboard insert which will keep it stable and upright throughout its journey. The insert will be glued in place on top of your cardboard wrapped ceramic pot to hold it down and your plant up!

No Re-Potting

Your plant will come in its plastic pot which we make sure fits perfectly in whichever ceramic pot you choose. Our packaging has been designed to allow us to send your beautiful ceramic pot along with your plant, fully potted, yep in soil, together in the same box.

Fully Recyclable

The thing that we’re most proud of is that our packaging is fully recyclable and re-useable so you don’t have to feel bad about generating more packaging waste. In fact you should feel awesome because ordering from us, online, will generate way less emissions than if you were to drive to the nursery to buy a plant. The only plastic you get will be the plastic pot that your plant comes in and these can be re-used or recycled.


Please note, due to quarantine restrictions on plants and soil, we are not able to deliver plants to WA, NT and TAS.


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