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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The leaflets of dioon taper to a sharp point. In the background Pachypodium lealei and Livistona rigida. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. The most The most distinguishing feature for this species is its imbricate leaflets; they are joined to the rachis with the upperedge of the leaflet inclined upwards so that they resemble ‘open venetian blinds’.

Generally a single up to m tall, slender, diooon, erect or leaning with age, clothed with petiole scars. This is a frost-tolerant, heat-tolerant and sun-tolerant species. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.


Dioon merolae – Cycads with Blue-Green Leaves

Wear heavy gloves when handling or working close to the plant to avoid getting jabbed by the sharp points of the leaflets. 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. Populations are affected by over collection. These diion quite well indoors with ample light.

Its leaves, fuzzy when immature, are dark green and stiff when mature. However, in cultivation, a plant with decimetres of trunk is fairly old and considered a specimen. No additional import charges at delivery! In cultivation prefers moist soil with good drainage for optimal growth.

Cycad Dioon merolae

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Whether you are a ‘green thumb’ or a beginner, these are easy to grow, and will beautify your landscape. It has pinnate leaves that grow to about 80— cm in length. Growth can be greatly improved through the application of fertilizers.

Basal leaflets not gradually reducing to spines. Dioon merolae is a very adaptable plant well suited to warm temperate and subtropical climates.


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The seeds are about a large grape size and hard as a rock. It is considered threatened in the wild. The diooj also overlap slightly and are toothed at the margins.

Emrolae plants produce very large ovoidal cones on an elongated peduncle, reaching cm in length, cm in width. The leaves fronds were used for decoration, especially in religious ceremonies.

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Dioon merolae

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The fronds radiate out from the trunk and grow in an upright manner.