Pruning a ponytail palm
My ponytail palm has flowered and I would like to know the proper way to prune it. Do I just cut the top off and, if so, how low on the flower stalk? Or do I just let it go until it dies off? Thank you Lydia Davison
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Yes, you can remove the flower stalk, just don't damage the main trunk. Here's how:
Pruning this plant other than to remove flower spikes is not recommended.