Ponytail Palm Trees
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Ponytail palms

Zone Houston, TX | Dev Usery added on February 18, 2017 | Answered

I think the plant may have suffered frostbite. It has always been an outside plant and survived the Houston winters but after a freeze this winter the leaves turned yellow/brown and the top is hard with no growth. Can anything be done to save this plant...It is more than 30 years old. Thank you.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 20, 2017

Check the bulb base. Is is firm or does it appear soft>
If it suffered damage, it can rot and it may not recover.
Give it some time and see if new growth appears.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ponytail-palm/ponytail-palm-care.htm

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