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Giant Dioon
  Giant Dioon

Giant Dioon

Description: A large, attractive, easily grown plant, the Giant Dioon, has stiff, shiny leaves in varying shades of green that grow in an upright nest habit. A descendent of the ancient flora of the early Mesozoic era, Dioon is technically not a palm at all but rather a Cycad. Wonderful as a container plant in a brightly lit spot in the home or as a very special feature plant in the landscape.

  • Botanical Name : Dioon spinulosum
  • Light : Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil : Neutral to Alkaline; Well Drained
  • Drought Tolerance : Good
  • Salt Tolerance : Moderate
  • USDA Hardiness : 9b-11