Ponytail palm

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Thu Feb 22 12:22:46 EST 2001

Isn't Beaucarnea also called ponytail palm?

M. Reed

Jeff Shimonski wrote:
> Ponytail palms or Nolina sp. can be successfully propagated from suckers.
> After the sucker is pulled off, allow the cut to air dry for a couple of
> days.
> Plant into a sandy soil mix and keep the soil moist but not wet. The sucker
> should begin to root in a couple of weeks.
> By the way, Nolina sp. are not palms. They are in the Agavaceae, the Agave
> family, Century plants etc.
> Regards, Jeff
> http://www.tropicaldesigns.com
> "Karin" <Karinhere at webtv.net> wrote in message
> news:22064-3A92FA04-57 at storefull-288.iap.bryant.webtv.net...
> > Hoping someone can answer a question.   Everywhere I checked, it said
> > ponytail palms can be started from the small "suckers" on the sides, but
> > I couldn't find anyplace that would say HOW to start them! Do they need
> > to be rooted in water first, or just put into soil??? If someone could
> > PLEASE explain, (feel free to email directly or post here) I would be
> > indeed grateful! Thanks so much. Karin
> >
> >
> >
> >

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