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Stunning Beaucarnea Recurvata Marginata (Nolina Marginata) - Buy Now!

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Original price Rs. 199.00
Current price Rs. 159.00
Common name:
Nolina Marginata
Regional name:
Marathi - Nolina, Hindi - Nolina
Shrubs, Cacti & Succulents, Indoor Plants
Liliaceae or Lily family
Sun growing, Semi shade, Shade growing
Can tolerate less, Requires less
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
Flowers are inconspicuous
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Plant Height or length:
4 to 6 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
2 to 4 meters
Plant Form:
Upright or Erect
Special Character:
  • Rare Plant or difficult to get plant
  • Good on seaside

Plant Description:

Beaucarnea recurvata, also known as the ponytail palm or elephant's foot, is a species of plant native to Mexico. It is an evergreen perennial that is often grown as a houseplant in temperate climates. The plant is known for its thick, bulbous base, which can store water, and its long, thin leaves that emerge from the top of the base like a ponytail. The ponytail palm is a slow-growing plant that can reach heights of up to 10 feet, although it is more commonly found at a smaller size when grown as a houseplant. It is easy to care for and can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions, making it a popular choice for beginners. To care for a ponytail palm, make sure to plant it in well-draining soil, provide it with plenty of sunlight, and water it regularly, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings.

Growing tips:

To care for a Beaucarnea recurvata (ponytail palm), follow these guidelines:

  • Light: The ponytail palm prefers bright, indirect light, but can tolerate low light conditions. Avoid placing the plant in direct sunlight, as this can cause the leaves to turn yellow and scorch.

  • Water: Water the plant regularly, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. The bulbous base of the plant stores water, so it is important not to over-water, as this can cause the plant to rot.

  • Soil: Use well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. A cactus soil mix or a mix of regular potting soil and perlite or sand works well.

  • Temperature: The ponytail palm can tolerate a wide range of temperatures, from 60-80°F. Avoid placing the plant in areas with drafts or extreme temperature fluctuations.

  • Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced fertilizer once a month during the growing season (spring and summer).

  • Pruning: The ponytail palm does not require much pruning, but you can trim off any dead or damaged leaves as needed.

  • Repotting: The ponytail palm is a slow-growing plant and does not need to be repotted frequently. Repot the plant every 3-5 years, or when it outgrows its current pot. Choose a pot that is slightly larger than the current one, and make sure it has drainage holes.

By following these guidelines, your ponytail palm should thrive and add a tropical touch to your home.

Benifits :

There are several benefits to growing a Beaucarnea recurvata (ponytail palm) in your home:

  • Low maintenance: The ponytail palm is easy to care for and can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions, making it a great choice for those who are new to plant care or have a busy schedule.

  • Air purification: Like all plants, the ponytail palm helps to purify the air by removing toxins and releasing oxygen.

  • Stress relief: Studies have shown that spending time around plants can have a calming effect and help to reduce stress and anxiety.

  • Decorative: The ponytail palm is an attractive plant that adds a tropical touch to any space. Its unique appearance, with its thick, bulbous base and long, thin leaves, makes it a conversation piece.

  • Long lifespan: With proper care, the ponytail palm can live for many years, making it a long-lasting addition to your home.

Overall, the ponytail palm is a versatile and easy-to-care-for plant that can bring a variety of benefits to your home.