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Beaucarnea recurvata - Ponytail Palm, Elephant Foot Palm


Beaucarnea recurvata - Ponytail Palm, Elephant Foot Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata - Ponytail Palm, Elephant Foot Palm)

This tree is NOT a palm. Photo taken at San Diego Botanical Gardens on March 1, 2011.



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thats just so wierd...:-)

9 Mar, 2011

 

Wow, that looks lovely....How old is it? I had a small one years ago........

9 Mar, 2011

 

Sandra:

That's their normal look. :>)

9 Mar, 2011

 

Alexandramou:

It's probably 60 to 75 years old. It was definitely moved to this spot.

9 Mar, 2011

 

Almost like a giant bonsai, lol. Very different.

9 Mar, 2011

 

Marguerite:

It's widely used as a bonsai. This tree is very widely grown here....it's also extremely drought tolerant.

9 Mar, 2011

 

That is a great palm Andy does it store it water in that bulge.

11 Mar, 2011

 

Sixpence:

Thanks! It isn't a palm...it's just a common name. :>)

12 Mar, 2011

 

Lol Oh thanks :o))

12 Mar, 2011

 

LOL! :>)

13 Mar, 2011

 

:o))

13 Mar, 2011

 

That is fantastic!

18 Mar, 2011

 

Meanie:

Thanks! Large specimens are quite impressive.

18 Mar, 2011



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