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The Ponytail Bonsai Tree or botanically known as Beaucarnea recurvata, is native to native to Mexico. This beautiful Ponytail bonsai is considered a tropical, tender Perennial which likes full sun and well draining soil. They are also very heat tolerant, drought tolerant and cold tolerant. In the wild, the Ponytail plant can grow anywhere from 5-30 feet tall, and produces very attractive bulbous base. Because of its base and thin trunk have some people call it a bottle palm. It has head of pendulous, smooth-edged flat leaves emerging from a appealing trunk. The Ponytail Bonsai Tree is a very popular and sought after bonsai that is not only easy to take care of but is considered to be the easiest growing indoor home bonsai. The Ponytail bonsai is excellent in pots and lives with little care and can take a good deal of neglect. The Beaucarnea recurvata should not be below 20 degrees. Suitable for indoors and out.
The Ponytail Bonsai is a perfect introduction to Bonsai, not only for beginners but also for the more experienced and enthusiasts. It will make a great gift for any occasion or person whether it is a business associate, a mother, daughter, father, child, friend or a person who likes hobbies. The Ponytail Bonsai Tree is a beautiful and unique one of a kind gift that will be appreciated time after time.
For best results, place Ponytail Bonsai indoor or outdoors in a spot that receives a good amount of lighting. Humidity tray recommended to hold overflow during watering and to allow for evaporation creating humidity.
All standard size Ponytail Bonsai are approximately 3-7 years old and have a total height ranging from 6 to 14 inches in over all height.
|SKU||btx-10-01 ponytail bonsai tree|
|Bonsai Attributes||Long Leaf, Popular, Rare and Exotic, Tropical|
|Bonsai Name||Ponytail Bonsai Tree|
|Bonsai Common Names||Ponytail Bonsai Tree, Ponytail Bonsai, Dwarf Ponytail, Bottle Palm Bonsai, Monja Bonsai, Palma culona|
|Bonsai Botanical Name||Beaucarnea recurvata or Nolina recurvata|
|Indoor/Outdoor Use||Indoor & Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor|
|Indoor||Yes, with natural sun light|
|Outdoor||Yes, USDA Zones 8a-11|
|Bonsai Country of Origin||Mexico|
|Bonsai Characteristics||Single Trunk|
|Lighting Requirements||Sun or Shade, Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Moisture Requirements||Moist, but tolerates dry conditions|
|Bonsai Growth Rate||Slow|
|Bonsai Can be Repotted||Yes|
|Zen Information||The ancient oriental horticultural art form or technique of Bonsai has been around for centuries. It was a way of life. A simple life of joy, peace, and serenity. A way to have a greater understanding and appreciation being in and around nature. It is symbolic of time and beauty with age. A story that is and will be told, from centuries ago to today, the sublime art of bonsai is practiced worldwide and continues to grow. A quick understanding of the word “Bonsai” will better allow grasping of the art of Bonsai. The word Bonsai is made up of two words "Bon", and "Sai" which means, in both Chinese and in the Japanese language, tray-planting or tray-growing. In other words Bonsai is a general term to describe a technique of growing plants or trees in a tray and not necessarily generalizing a specific type of tree. It is the technique or art form of growing many different species of plants and trees.|
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