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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Mature and established plants have been reported to tolerate light frosts for some days. In a garden this plant rarely exceed 2 m of height with a 2 metres leaf spread. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart.

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These look great flanking a driveway, or near pool-side. The leaves fronds were used for decoration, especially in religious ceremonies. This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. The leaflets also overlap slightly and are toothed at the margins.

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Populations are affected by over collection. Its leaves, fuzzy when immature, are dark green and stiff when mature.

In cultivation prefers moist soil with good drainage for optimal growth. However, in cultivation, a plant with decimetres of trunk is fairly old and considered a specimen.


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. It is well advised to plant virgin’s palm away from footpaths and walkways.

Dioon merolae hirsutus, horridus, lehmannii: In some cases the top portion of plants fioon cut off and sold merllae a table decoration. 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.

You can add this item to your watch list to purchase later. Spindle shaped, grey-brown cm long, cm in diameter. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods.

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Whether you are a ‘green thumb’ or a beginner, these are easy to grow, and will beautify your landscape. A beautiful and rewarding grower. Includes 10 business days handling time after receipt of cleared payment. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Naturally undemanding for nutrients, it responds very well to regular applications of fertilizer. Wear heavy gloves when handling or working close to the plant to avoid doion jabbed by the sharp points of the leaflets.


Have one to sell? Please enter a number less than or equal to 3. As with most cycads, a well draining soil and not too much water is the only requirement.

Dioon merolae

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Specimens are found growing on steep sandstone cliffs, along thickly vegetated watercourses. Josef Cycad Perner private garden. Back to Dioon index. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Basal leaflets not gradually reducing to spines. Plants occur in a forest dominated by Pinus and Quercus and also in tropical semi decidious forest with soils developed on sedimentary rocks and karst limestone.

It is dioecious – it takes two plants to produce viable seeds. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. Encephalartos Cycas Cactus Companion Model: For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.