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Nolina recurvata, Beaucarnea recurvata

ponytail palm

Cacti and Succulents, Trees and Shrubs, Plants of Home and Garden

Soak seeds overnight, plant in moist sand or rooting medium, and keep warm to germinate. Germination is slow and erratic. Examine seeds weekly to check for root development, pot up if such is seen. Free offsets of 1" or larger diameter, in spring, and grow in slightly larger pot. Water when dry, sparingly if free-growing, little heavier if potbound. Good light, will tolerate full sun

Use clay pot only a little larger than the root ball: large cold soil mass discourages growth and encourages rot. When the pot is outgrown, move one size up. Zone 10

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