Most plant owners have at least once faced the problem of ponytail palm with brown tips, a common occurrence with ponytail palms. Luckily, this problem isn’t too difficult to solve and you can still save your plant. It’s important, however, to know how to prevent this problem, as well as knowing how to solve it!
WateringPonytail palms need to dry out almost completely before watering, but they shouldn’t dehydrate! It’s best to water it once every two weeks, and you can even give it a few more days if you notice that it’s still not dry!PlacementIt’s also important to keep placement in mind. Since this plant originated in eastern Mexico, it’s natural that it needs a lot of sunlight. The minimum requirement is 3-4 hours a day.
Potting And FertilizationSince these plants are slow growers, you shouldn’t be bothered by growth. You don’t need to fertilize it more than once a month from spring to fall. Using organic houseplant fertilizer is just fine for these plants.