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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Sell now – Have one to sell? Specimens are found growing on steep sandstone cliffs, along thickly vegetated watercourses. Spindle shaped, grey-brown cm long, cm in diameter.

Have one to sell? Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. They are among the easiest plants to germinate. Encephalartos Cycas Cactus Companion Model: Most growers find that a fertilizer having an even NPK Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium balance, and supplemental trace elements, provides a mwrolae start for cycads.

You can add this item to your watch list to purchase later. Downloaded on 22 July It show well developed aerial stems growing in habitat up to 6 m in length over centuries. Its leaves, fuzzy when immature, are dark green and stiff when mature. 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’.


The fronds radiate out from the trunk and grow in an upright manner. However, in cultivation, a plant with decimetres of trunk is fairly old and considered a specimen. In cultivation prefers moist soil with good drainage for optimal growth. Select a valid country. Any of the following ingredients such as pumice, small bark chips, perlite, wood shavings, vermiculite, and coarse sand can all be used to benefit good drainage. Seller information palmswholesale It is dioecious – it takes two plants to produce viable seeds.

Watch list is full. It prefer well drained, gritty soil with plenty of water, especially in dry weather.

Dioon merolae

There are 3 items available. Back to home page. Dioon merolae is a very adaptable plant well suited to warm temperate and subtropical climates. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. But it is eventually very drought resistant.

Mature and established plants have been reported to tolerate light frosts for some days. The seller has specified an extended handling time for this item. It is well advised to plant virgin’s palm away from footpaths and walkways. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. Expect these to grow steadily, producing leaves feet in length, reaching at maturity an overall height of feet.


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. If you have any questions on shipping or your plant order feel free to email us.

Dioon merolae “The Golden Dioon”Oaxaca, Mexico – Dioon Species

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. For additional meorlae, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. Dioon merolae Photo by: It thrives and grows best in partial shade.