Ponytail Palm

Ponytail Palm

Ponytail Palm

Ponytail palms are technically not a palm nor a tree; it is a member of the Agave family. They grow beautiful long leaves over time and very large thick trunks.

Sizes: 6in, 10in, 17in, shop all Ponytail Palms

Light: 

  • Requires very bright light, some direct sun is best. 

Water: 

  • Let water dry out fully between waterings 
  • Trunk stores water; if it is overwatered, it will get mushy and rot 

Humidity

  • Humidity is not necessary

Soil Type: 

  • A regular cactus/succulent mix will suffice 
  • Must be well draining 

Toxicity Level: 

  • Non-toxic to animals 

Additional Information:

  • Technically not a palm nor a tree; it is a member of the Agave family and is technically a succulent

West-facing light

In the window getting direct sun: Majesty Palm, Philodendron Selloum, Philodendron Xanadu, Euphorbia, Coconut Palm, Cordyline, Yucca, Sago Palm

In bright filtered or indirect light away from direct sun: Philodendron, Palms, Monstera, Alocasia, Ficus, Hoya, Peperomia, Pothos.

South-facing light

In the window getting bright direct sun: Majesty PalmEuphorbiaCordylinePhilodendron, Ficus, Alocasia,

In bright filtered or indirect light away from direct sun: PalmsMonsteraHoyaPeperomiaPothos, Calathea, Ferns, Snake Plants

East-facing light

In the window getting unobstructed bright direct morning sun: (Some) Philodendron CordatumFicus MidnightPothosKentia Palm, Peperomia, CalatheaFernsDracaena, Bella Palm, Pothos,

In filtered or indirect light away from the window: Golden Pothos, Jade Pothos, Pothos Silver SplashSnake Plants, Dracaena Lisa, zz plants

East-facing light is low to moderate light for plants. We highly recommend supplementing with grow lights for any plants you place away from your East-facing window.

North-facing Light

In the window getting unobstructed light: Philodendron CordatumPothosPeperomiaCalatheaFernsDracaenaBella PalmPothos

Away from the window: Snake PlantsDracaena Lisa, zz plants

North-facing light is the lowest light possible for plants. In low light plants need less water and can be difficult to care for. We highly recommend supplementing with grow lights for any plants you place away from your North-facing window.