Archive for August, 2018

August Plant of the Month: Pony Tail Palm

It’s August and it’s time to celebrate and learn about the Ponytail Palm. The ponytail palm’s scientific name is┬áBeaucarnea recurvata.┬áThis plant is also known as an Elephant’s Foot. It is easy to guess where both common names came from just by looking at the plant. The base of the trunk looks like like an elephant foot. Meanwhile, the leaves look like hair pulled into a ponytail. It’s a little bit of a crazy ponytail but still, it’s not hard to see why this name was chosen for the plant. Plant names can be so fascinating.   Although it has the […]

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