Palms and cycads
In general, these Mexican and Central American cycads resemble Cycas revoluta and take the same culture. Dioons are more tender, even slower growing, and less frequently sold.
Very slow growing. Eventually forms a cylindrical trunk 6–10 in. wide, 3 ft. high. Leaves are spreading, slightly arching, 3–5 ft. long; made of many smooth-edged leaflets (sometimes toothed at tips on young plants). Leaves on young plants are dusty blue green, soft, feathery; those of mature plants are shiny, darker green, more rigid.
From southeastern New Mexico, western Texas, and adjacent areas of Mexico. Usually forms a single, com...
A Hawaiian native, this plant is found in various habitats—dry to wet, sea level to high elevati...
Grows 3 ft. tall and wide; single, salmon-colored flowers.