A popular palm lookalike, the Ponytail Palm is usually sold as a small pot plant. Older plants can grow remarkable large with towering specimens occasionally seen in gardens in warmer parts of the country.
Form and size
Solitary, often branching with age. Eventually to over 3m (8m in the right climate) with a massive, swollen base. Not a palm but a member of the lily family.
Outdoors in full sun. Grows well in most coastal and temperate areas of the North Island.
Yes (well-lit position)