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Ponytail Palm


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-t- Planting Mix
Ponytail Palm Planting Mix

Helps your Ponytail Palm get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ (DIEHARD™) Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer

Growing Zones: 4-8 patio / 9-11 outdoors

Growing Zones 9-11 outdoors
This plant is recommended for zones: 9-11 outdoors
(green area above)

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

10-15 ft.

Mature Width:

5-10 ft.



Drought Tolerance:


Botanical Name:

Beaucarnea recurvata

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The Low Maintenance, Unique, Indoor Palm

Ponytail Palms are becoming the popular choice for houseplants because they have a unique tropical look that other palm varieties don’t. Ponytail Palms or ‘Bottle Palms’ have trunks wider at the bottom that lead up to a narrow crown that’s filled with long hair like leaves that grow upwards and arch over, often sweeping to the ground. 

The Ponytail Palm is often referred to as the ‘Elephant Foot Palm’ because it has the shape and texture of an elephant’s foot as well has attractive grey bark that compliments its lush green leaves.  Then in the summer hundreds of tiny white flowers bloom on a stalk above the crown for an eye catching floral display.

As a container palm the Ponytail Palm can fit anywhere. By only growing to about three feet tall indoors it’s perfect for placing on tables or counter tops and in corners to give any space a tropical feel. 

During the warmer months Ponytail Palms can be placed outdoors to liven up porches and patios, and also look great as potted trees for framing entryways. They’ll love greeting your guests with their exotic beauty.

If planted in growing zones 9 – 11 outdoors they can grow up to 15 feet tall to fit perfectly in the landscape to accent gardens or while being used as foundation plantings. They can fit perfectly under utility lines and close to structures, making them the perfect palm for any job.

Ponytail Palms store water in their trunks and act as succulents by drawing on water when they need it, leaving you with little to no maintenance. Sit back and relax as your Pony Tail Palm thrives during periods of extreme heat and drought or low light conditions indoors. 

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Customer Reviews

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Great plant
The people at fast growing trees are great to order from. The ponytail palm came well packed and in great shape. It was nicer then I expected from on line. I will be ordering from them again.
May 29, 2016
27028, NC
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Nice but smaller than expected.
It was in beautiful condition and delivery was great.
However, I expected a larger pony tail. Your photo of it is very deceptive as it appears very large.
July 27, 2016
Boulder, CO
4 months ago
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The pony tail palm that I ordered arrived quickly and was very healthy. Right now it is enjoying the sun and liking great! Thanks!!!!
July 22, 2016
Abingdon, VA
5 months ago
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very pretty
It's on our front porch and looks very good. If winter gets too cold, I'll bring it inside, but with the climate change and all our weather is much more temperate here in Oregon now than it was 10-15 years ago.

I haven't had it long enough to watch its growth rate or hardiness.
October 23, 2016
2 months ago
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Growth Rate
Arrived in so-so condition
Plant in 3 gal container was mounted in shipping box via a strong cable tie which was attached very tightly. Many fronds were damaged and fell off at the point of attachment when the plant was unpacked. Fronds still continue to fall off.
September 26, 2016
Arlington, MA
3 months ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Ponytail Palm

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Ponytail Palm .

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Ponytail Palm gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Ponytail Palm again after the transplant is complete.

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Why did you choose this? Store
It looks beautiful
Peter D on Nov 10, 2016
Love the palm family but live in zone 6. I can bring this in during the winter months.
Deborah G on Aug 8, 2016
It looks beautiful
Peter D on Nov 10, 2016
Absoutely beautiful plant and I know this will look beautiful in my home. Cant wait to get it and enjoy!!!!
Margit B on Aug 30, 2016
Love the palm family but live in zone 6. I can bring this in during the winter months.
Deborah G on Aug 8, 2016
Absoutely beautiful plant and I know this will look beautiful in my home. Cant wait to get it and enjoy!!!!
Margit B on Aug 30, 2016
Can this be used as an inside an apartment plant?
James D on Jul 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Absolutely! Would be perfect for an apartment.

Shipping Details

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Due to cold weather, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 2, 3 4, 5 or 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

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Shipping Resumes

Zone 2

Week of May 15th

Zone 3

Week of May 15th

Zone 4

Week of May 15th

Zone 5

Week of May 1st

Zone 6

Week of April 17th

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