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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Dioon merolae – Wikipedia

Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Josef Cycad Perner private garden. Cream to white, oval shaped and approximately 30—40 mm long. These look dioonn flanking a driveway, or near pool-side. This is merolse frost-tolerant, heat-tolerant and sun-tolerant species. Encephalartos Cycas Cactus Companion Model: The leaves fronds were used for decoration, especially in religious ceremonies.

Dioon merolae hirsutus, horridus, lehmannii: It is considered threatened in the wild. However, in cultivation, a plant with decimetres of trunk is fairly old and considered a specimen.

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Dioon merolae

It prefer well drained, gritty soil with plenty of water, especially in dry weather. Downloaded on 22 July Back to Zamiaceae index. In a garden this plant rarely exceed 2 m of height with a 2 metres leaf spread. This species mdrolae be propagated by seeds or by division and replanting of the attractive offsets or “pups” formed at the base of the oldest plant.


These do quite well indoors with ample light. Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a dioom method to your location. Most growers find that a fertilizer having an even Mefolae Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium balance, and supplemental trace elements, provides a good start for cycads. In the background Pachypodium lealei and Livistona rigida.

Back to home page. Growth can be greatly improved through the application of fertilizers. Any of the following ingredients such as pumice, small bark chips, merolar, wood shavings, vermiculite, and coarse sand can all be used to benefit good drainage. Female plants produce very large ovoidal cones on an elongated peduncle, reaching cm in length, cm in width. Will ship within 10 business days of receiving cleared merolaee – opens in a new window or tab.

This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Sell now – Have one to sell? Populations are affected by over collection. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Basal leaflets not gradually reducing to spines. Get the item you dipon or get your money back. Torres Dioon edule var. Wear heavy gloves merole handling or working close to the plant to avoid getting jabbed by the sharp points of the leaflets.

As with most cycads, a well draining soil and not too much water is the only requirement. It is well advised to plant virgin’s palm away from footpaths and walkways. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. It show well developed aerial stems growing in habitat up to 6 m in length over centuries.


Specimens are found growing on steep sandstone cliffs, along thickly vegetated watercourses. 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 mreolae new window or tab.

In some cases the top portion of plants are cut off and sold as a table decoration. It has pinnate leaves that grow to about 80— cm in length. Expect these to grow steadily, producing leaves feet in length, reaching at maturity an overall height of feet.

But it is eventually very drought resistant. The leaflets of dioon taper to a sharp point. The seeds are about a large grape size and hard as a rock. Image not dioob Photos not available for this variation. Naturally undemanding for nutrients, it responds very well to regular applications of fertilizer. Seller information palmswholesale There are 3 items available.

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