The elephant walk is a low-maintenance houseplant. Did you know that?
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If you are a beginner and so far have had no potted plants, do not worry you. Make your first steps with easy-care plants, such as for example the elephant walk.
Why did we choose exactly these species? Called the elephant walk or even bottle tree really needs no maintenance effort and he also represents a great focal point in the room. Something for you, or?
The bottle tree is one of the most practical houseplants
Interesting facts about the elephant walk:
Name: Elephant foot, bottle tree, water Palm, monkey tree Beaucarnea recurvata
The elephant walk is an Agave plant and is among the Succulents.
Home: Texas, Mexico
Height: outdoor up to several meters. as a houseplant – approximately 1 meter (80-150 cm)
Light: sunny location during the summer outdoors
A newly purchased elephant foot are designed but never direct sunlight. A settling-in period of 2-3 weeks is recommended, avoid a sunburn of the leaves.
Water requirement: not much water, similar to cacti
The bottle tree requires relatively more water than in the winter period in the summer. Make the Earth really wet once or twice a week and let dry out. In the winter make sure only that the root ball is not completely dries out. In this period (October March), the plant is operated below by its water reserves in its swollen root.
How do you properly maintain a water Palm?
Fertilizer: only in the summer and mainly during the growth phase. Use green plant fertilizer or liquid fertilizers and completely provide the manure in the winter time.
Earth: loose culture substrate that is water-permeable; for example, a mixture of leaves soil, calcareous clay and sharp sand
Repotting: every 4-5 years, right after the rest period (end of February to mid March)
The elephant foot as a houseplant
The bottle tree grows slowly and is often quite old
A water Palm that has yet no kinship with the Palm family
Elephant foot as a potted plant
…oder as a garden plant in a large bucket of beautiful planted
Decorate your home with green houseplants!
Young plants for repotting
Surrounded by other Succulents
Large elephant walk in the garden during summer time
Find a bright place for your bottle tree
The result of long-term care can look like