After removing plant from package, water soil thoroughly and remove any brown fronds; spotting is normal in most cases and will fade with proper care. Place in sunny spot and water every other day for first 15 days. Then, reduce watering to 2-3 times per week. When watering, drench soil enough to leave it moist; do not leave a puddle of water on the soil.
Why We Love This
The ponytail palm, also known as the elephant's foot because of the appearance of its trunk, originates from the arid areas of Mexico. This live tree can be grown in both indoor and outdoor areas.