She got that name because of her well swollen base. Reminiscent of an elephant's foot. Its scientific name is (beaucanea-recurvata)
It has a sculptural shape and is very prominent in landscaping and decoration.
It is possible to grow in a pot, as it takes years to reach the adult stage. Intense natural light is ideal
A well-drained soil is ideal for it to develop well.
It doesn't require much fertilizer, use a good quality fertilizer balanced NPK-10-10-10 worm humus 2x a year.
As its base is very wide and stores a lot of water, it can also be considered a succulent. So watering should be when the substrate is dry. Water until the water drains.
Basin are great options for planting elephant's paw, as they make the plant's caudex more showy.