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Beaucarnea recurvata 'Ponytail Palm' (6" Pot)

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Species Name: Beaucarnea recurvata 

Common name(s): Ponytail Palm, Elephants foot

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Named for its upright tufts of leathery leaves
  • Expanded base (caudex) for storing water
  • Can grow up to 15ft tall
  • Neither a palm nor a tree. This species is actually a type of succulent and is in the Agave family

Recommended Pot Size: Small - Extra Large (shipped in a 6” pot) 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariums, container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

Temperature requirement: Above 70°  

Humidity: Dry (0-30%)  Moderate (30-70%)  Humid (70-100%) 

Watering frequency: Water regularly. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. 

Lighting:     Full Shade    Partial Shade     Full Sun 

Soil type: Well draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix offered Here

Growth rate: Slow

Height: Typically between 5-8’ but can reach up to 15’ outdoors 

Origin: Mexico 

Regional locality: Occurs throughout the Mexican states of San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Vera Cruz, and Oaxaca 

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7-10

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use: 

 

Aquatic 

Tropicals 

Temperate 

Desert 

  • Frogs & toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups
  • Frogs & toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Tropical Vivariums ✔
  • Frogs & toads
  • Lizards and turtles
  • Snakes
  • Temperate Vivariums
  • Toads ✔
  • Lizards and tortoises ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Desert Vivariums✔

Care Notes: Slow growing but has a large mature size. Recommended for large animal enclosures with a significant light source. 

Shipping Notes: 

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.

ALL PLANTS ARE SHIPPED IN POTS WITH SOIL OR OTHER MEDIA UNLESS IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY TO SHIP BARE ROOT

The plant pictured is in a 6" pot.

Shipping

This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

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