Pony Tail Palm ( Beaucarnea recurvata) leaves turning brown

Nikolaus Hiebaum nhiebaum at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 23 13:04:14 EST 2002

"Cereoid+10" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message news:<Tngt9.41$oz6.17292323 at newssvr17.news.prodigy.com>...
> Its normal for the outermost leaves to turn brown at the end of the growing
> season. You may want to remove them if you find them unsightly.

Well, at first just the tips of a leave would turn brown but gradually
the whole leaves starts turning brown. I mean, there are (at the
moment) just a few leaves which turn brown.

> Water the plant thoroughly once a week and allow it to go completely dry
> between waterings.
> Remove the moss and replace it with stones otherwise the excessive moisture
> may cause the trunk to rot.

Thanks for the advice ... I will do that.

CU, Niki

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