Dioon merolae from Oaxaca, the so-called “Golden Dioon” is a more rare form of Dioon merolae, similar to the more common form of Dioon merolae – but faster. Dioon merolae Cycads with Blue-Green Leaves This Mexican native is a medium -sized plant well suited to warm temperate and subtropical climates. Its. Dioon merolae. (Zamiaceae), a new species from Mexico. Brittonia A new species of Dioon found in northwestern Chiapas is characterized.

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In cultivation prefers moist soil with good drainage for optimal growth. Back to Dioon index. Growth can be greatly improved through the application of fertilizers.

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Wear heavy gloves when handling or working close to the plant to avoid getting jabbed by the sharp points of the leaflets. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list. Naturally undemanding for nutrients, it responds very well to regular applications of fertilizer. It has pinnate leaves that grow to about 80— cm in length. Dioin to home page Return to top.


The fronds radiate out from the trunk and grow in an upright manner. The seller has specified an extended handling time for this item. A beautiful and rewarding grower. You can add this item to your watch list to purchase later. Shipping is via U.

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Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location. See other items More Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Includes 10 business days handling time after receipt of cleared payment. Mouse over to Zoom – Click merokae enlarge. Specimens are found growing on steep sandstone cliffs, along thickly vegetated watercourses.

It thrives and grows best in partial shade. Back to Zamiaceae index.

If you have any questions on merolaae or your plant order feel free to email us. It is well advised to plant virgin’s palm away from footpaths and walkways. Expect these to grow steadily, producing leaves feet in length, reaching at maturity an overall height of feet.

Dioon merolae hirsutus, horridus, lehmannii: Populations are affected by over collection. Basal leaflets not gradually reducing to spines. Any of the following ingredients such as pumice, small bark chips, perlite, wood shavings, vermiculite, and coarse sand can all be used to benefit good merrolae.


It show well developed aerial stems merolaee in habitat up to 6 m in length over centuries. Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. It is dioecious – it takes two plants to produce viable seeds. It is considered threatened in the wild.

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Dioon merolae

Please enter a number less than or equal to 3. Generally a single up to merrolae tall, slender, columnar, erect or leaning with age, clothed with petiole scars.

This species may be propagated by seeds or by division and replanting of the attractive offsets or “pups” formed at the base of the oldest plant. Add to watch list.