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Beaucarnea recurvata - Ponytail palm, Elephant-foot tree

Beaucarnea recurvata - Ponytail palm, Elephant-foot tree (Beaucarnea recurvata - Ponytail palm, Elephant-foot tree)

Several Ponytail palms (not a true palm) growing in the new
children's garden section of Quail Botanical Gardens.
Photo taken Dec. 1, 2009.

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wow...they are awesome..

5 Dec, 2009



Thanks! Yes, they are.

These trees were put in as large
plants because it takes many years
for them to grow this big.

5 Dec, 2009


Love these trees :o)

6 Dec, 2009


Have to agree.... they are splendid

6 Dec, 2009


have you seen Delonix's pics of Sausage Trees ?
They are all on my fav. photos..... fantastic. :o)

6 Dec, 2009


Terratoonie, Mushbanna:

This trees is widely used in the landscape here
because they are extremely drought tolerant.

7 Dec, 2009


Yes they are wonderful TT

8 Dec, 2009


It is just like an elephant foot, really like it.

17 Dec, 2009



Yes, they do look like an elephant's foot...I have posted photos of many of these trees planted in
the new Elephant Odyssey section at the San Diego Zoo.

17 Dec, 2009


Must go and have a look......

18 Dec, 2009


They MUST have painted the blooms red for the kids!

5 Oct, 2014


No, it's the true color. It has such beautiful flowers!

6 Oct, 2014


Your kidding!..I have one..its been like all the rest on the net..cream flowers. NAH- THIS has to be done for the kids.

7 Oct, 2014


I have several photos of this plant in bloom. The flowers are always this color. Check them out.

7 Oct, 2014

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