Dioon mejiae

Dioon mejiae
Common Name Honduras Dioon
Type of Plant Cycad

This cycad is solitary, pinnate and with an overall height to nearly 30 feet. It is distinguishable from others of its genus by largely untoothed leaflets, though they are similarly rigid and deep green. They are referred to by locals as "Teosinte" which means, Sacred Ear.

Requirements Grows well in alkaline to somewhat acidic, well-drained soils. Growth rate medium. Tolerates short cold dips to just under freezing. Has a slight salt tolerance.
Country of Origin Honduras
Cold Tolerance 30
Sun Needs Full Sun
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