Pony Tail Palm, Bottle Palm, Monja, Palma culona
Beaucarnea recurvata var. glauca

Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Beaucarnea (bow-KAR-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: recurvata var. glauca

Category:

Trees

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Dothan, Alabama

Carlsbad, California

Colton, California

Mission Viejo, California

Red Bluff, California

Bonita Springs, Florida

Cape Coral, Florida

Clermont, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

Lake City, Florida

Port Richey, Florida

Henniker, New Hampshire

Cincinnati, Ohio

Broaddus, Texas

Greenville, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.