Ponytail palm's best quality is how easy it is to grow: As long as you don't overwater it, the plant may seem virtually indestructible. It's a slow grower that's perfect for just about any room of the home, especially bedrooms. A small ponytail palm looks fabulous on tabletops. It has a spare appearance that makes it fantastic for contemporary and modern interior designs, but ponytail palm also looks great in more casual settings, such as country and eclectic looks. Basically, you can grow this houseplant anywhere.
Over time, this slow-growing tree can put on some size and grow a couple of feet tall indoors. Because this houseplant is so slow growing, though, don't expect it to happen any time soon! Small specimens of ponytail palm are a wonderful choice for side tables, end tables, or coffee tables.
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Above 55°F (13°C)
Allow the top inch or so of the potting mix to dry between waterings.
To 8 feet tall and 5 feet wide
Fertilize every four weeks in spring and summer.
Offices, bathrooms, low light dining and living areas with a south facing window
Ponytail palm is exceptionally easy to grow.