Ponytail Palm Trees
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Ponytail palm

Zone 80525 | [email protected] added on September 19, 2017 | Answered

Why are the new growth leaves flat and angled, not curved and slightly raised like it used to be?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 20, 2017

this appears to be a lack of light. It is possible that it is a lack of nitrogen, as well. Fertilize once a year with a well rounded fertilizer, and try to put this in a south facing window.

Here is an article for more help with the palm: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ponytail-palm/ponytail-palm-care.htm

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WillCreed
Answered on February 23, 2018

Your Ponytail needs to be very close to a moderately sunny window. Improper watering can also be contributing to the problem. Allow the top surface of the soil to dry before adding just enough water until a bit runs through the drain holes. Do not let it sit in excess water.

Nitrogen is not a problem here.

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