• Giant Dioon - PB12

    (Dioon spinulosum)

    Giant Dioon - PB12
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    Product Code: Diosp 10L
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    Species Information

    Latin Name: Dioon spinulosum
    Common Name(s): Giant Dioon
    Country of Origin: Mexico
    Frond Style:
    Plant Type: Sub Tropical – Tropical Cycad
    Leaf Colour: Lime Green
    Fruit Colour: Orange
    Special Features: Attractive foliage, semi-fast growing. rare cycad
     

    This Palm

    Product Code: Diosp 10L
    Container Size: PB10 Long Bag
    Plants per container: Single
    Average Height: 600 - 700mm
    Average Girth: 70mm
    Likes: Sun - Semi-shade, Foliar fertilizer, Free draining soil
     

    When Mature

    Preferred Climate: Temperate
    Average Height: 10 Meters
    Trunk Girth: 350mm
    Likes:

    Dioon spinulosum “Giant Dioon is a cycad native to limestone cliffs and rocky hillsides in the tropical rainforests of Veracruz and Oaxaca, Mexico.

    The Giant Dioon is a large growing, attractive Cycad growing up to 12 meters in height with a crown of shiny, stiff, light to bright green leaves that grow in an upright nest shape. This fast-growing Dioon prefers well-drained soil including limestone-rich soils and on moderate slopes.

    The perfect understory or feature cycad that will give a boring gap some colour and interest. Long-lived in pots on the deck, patio or by the pool.

                                                                                                      


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Cycads truly are living fossils - one of the oldest plant groups known on earth! Once the diet of dinosaurs, now available to enhance your subtropical landscape in modern times. We specialize in these rare and interesting plants that have graced this earth for over 250 million years! Cycads make stunning specimen plants or planted under palms to further enhance that exotic look in your suburban jungle!

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