Ponytail Palm Trees

Ponytail Palms

circuspeanut202 added on May 21, 2017 | Answered

I have 2 Ponytail Palms that was about 6' tall. This past Winter here in Houston, TX, we had a 2 day freeze.. I thought they were fine until a month later when the fronds started turning yellow & falling off.. By the 2nd month, I noticed there was a 4-5" soft spot just 1' from the bottom of the fronds.. I eventually had to cut it off.. Now there are new baby shoots coming out all around where I cut it off, plus about 25 or so shoots all over the trunk.. What should I do? The other Palm that was right next to it is just fine!!

Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 23, 2017

If the bulbs is soft and rotting there is little to be done. It's tough to lose a plant.

I would however remove and propagate the pups.


Was this answer useful?
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Ponytail Palm Trees

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.