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Beaucarnea recurvata, Elephant's foot - Nolina recurvata (latin)
Pot diameter 12 cm - Indoor plant

Recommended temperature: 19 to 21°C, minimum 5°C.
Hygrometry: Dry atmosphere.
Soil: Light and free draining (type compost for cactus).
Site: Very bright, withstands direct sunrays.
Geographical origins: Mexico.



Properties and uses:
The Elephant's foot palm is so called because of its trunk shape, which has a large base, in a bottle shape, or elephant foot shape.
It is thanks to the water reserve it contains that it can live in arid, semi-desert areas.
Its original foliage is fine and bends down.
It does not need a lot of looking after, and has slow growth.


Looking after advice:

- Water moderately with tepid water and let the soil dry out between waterings.
- Do not let water stagnate.
- Give you Nolina recurvata some liquid fertilizer suitable for cactuses in the spring.
- Re-potting is not necessary, unless you wish to renew part of the compost.

Soil and Compost

Potting Compost

Potting Compost: Suggested uses
Bougainvilleas, Crotons, Cycas, Cyclamens, Dumb canes, Dragon trees, Tree ivy, Ficus, Ferns, Gardenias, Hibiscus, Busy Lizzie, kalanchoes, Ivies, Jasmin, Marantas, Monsteras, indoors palm trees, Philodendrons, Phoenix, Poinsettias, Primroses, Scheffleras, Yuccas, Indoor Plants...

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