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Beaucarnea  recurvata  red

Beaucarnea recurvata red Pony Tail Palm Red

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flower color
low water use

Bottle Palm also known as Beaucarnea recurvata and Pony Tail Palm is native to Mexico.

The base of the trunk is swollen old trees can have a base several feet across the trunk is topped   with 3 feet long  by 3/4 inches wide leaves that form  dense tufts of narrow red leaves  at the ends of the branches and droop downwards. At first glance it resembles a Palm therefore the common name Bottle Palm. At first the trunk is single, later branching. Very old trees may produce inconspicuous cluster of creamy white flowers. Mature trees planted outdoors given full sun, well-drained soil and infrequent  deep watering  have endured temperatures of 18 degrees F.

This red leaf cultivar will revert to having a green leaf if not stressed , deprived of water and fertilizer or not given enough light.

Beaucarnea Recurvata does exceptionally well as indoor plants when given good light and not overwatered.

We are offering for sale a  well-established plant that is about 8 to 10 inches tall with a leaf spread of about 10 inches.