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DIOON SPINULOSUM

Botanical Name

Dioon Spinulosum.

Nickname

Giant Dioon, Gum Palm, Blue Fern Palm.

Birthplace

Native to the East Coast and South of Mexico. 

Favourite Environment

This handsome palm-like cycad enjoys full sun, but it also does well in very shady conditions. Drought tolerant once established. This plant can live up to 1,500 years.

Drinking
Preference

These are primarily dry-climate plants and can tolerate desert-like conditions, though still appreciate regular watering and fertilisation. Water more during the warmer, growing months (once every week or two) – and less in the colder, winter months. If the Dioon is outdoors and benefiting from regular rainfall, you may never need to water it.