Dioon Edule - Chestnut Dioon - 2 Seeds - Ultra Rare - Tropical Plant
Dioon edule, the chestnut dioon, is an evergreen cycad native to the eastern coast of Mexico.
Cycads are among the oldest seed plants and even pre-date the dinosaurs. It belongs to the Zamiaceae plant family within the order Cycadales. The genus name "Dioon" means "two-egged", referring to the two ovules.
It is easily grown in moist, humusy, gritty, well-drained soils in full sun or part shade. Best is partial shade, especially in hotter climates. Tolerates poor soils. Drought tolerant once established.
Grows up to 180-240 cm and wide 120-180 cm.
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