An awesome specimen plant, the ponytail palm stands out because of its swollen trunk, also known as a caudex. The swollen trunk functions as water storage for the plant, allowing it tolerate dry conditions for long periods of time.
WATER: Allow soil to dry between watering. Plants are at more risk of overwatering than underwatering.
LIGHT: Bright light to full sun, display in a sunny area near a window.
TEMPERATURE: Maintain between 60-90F.
FERTILIZER: Apply a balanced houseplant fertilizer at 1/2 strength once every other month during warm growing months.