Dioon edule

Dioon edule - Virgin Dioon
Common Name Virgin Dioon
Type of Plant Cycad

This cycad is clustering, pinnate and has an overall height of 12 feet usually, though they are incredibly slow growing. With stiff leaflets and a palme blue-green hue, this is considered one of the more delicate looking cycads. It is often compared to the Sago Palm and can be used interchangeably in many landscape plans.

Requirements This grows well in alkaline to slightly acidic, well-drained soils. It is slightly salt tolerant and can handle cold snaps into the lower twenties. It is relatively drought tolerant as well, likely due to the climate of its country of origin.
Country of Origin Mexico
Cold Tolerance 25
Sun Needs Full Sun
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