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Virgin Palm, Chestnut Dioon
Dioon edule

Zamiaceae (formerly Cycadaceae)

Stocky plant with pinnate leaves up to 6 ft long; stiff; leaves have a toothed tip and sharp points.

Plant Form or Habit: curved

Plant Use: medium foliage pot plant

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: not important

Blooming Period:

Height: 6 feet

Width: 3 feet

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Allow the soil to dry between waterings; leaves appear as stiff as plastic; propagated by their seeds.


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