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PlantFiles: Cycad
Dioon edule var. angustifolium

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Family: Zamiaceae
Genus: Dioon (dy-OH-awn) (Info)
Species: edule var. angustifolium

Synonym:Dioon angustifolium

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Category:
Cycads

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive palmbob On Jan 14, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Basically this is D edule with narrow, slightly smaller leaflets. The plants themselves tend to be smaller and shorter in stature as well. Some list this as a separate species.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tulare, California
Visalia, California
Chicago, Illinois
San Antonio, Texas



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