Dioon edule Chestnut Dioon Palm 5 seeds
Seeds from this spectacular specimen plant Dioon edule or Virgin Palm with its stiff, upright blue-green to gray-green leaves. The Virgin palm is not a palm but rather a cycad, belonging to a group of cone bearing plants. Growing to about 11 ft the trunk may reach up to 12 inches in diameter. They have 15-20 leaves that are about 6 ft long. This slow growing cycad prefers sandy and moist soil and likes regular waterings and partial shade. Hardy in zones 8-11 and is the most cold hardy of all the cyads. This palm thrives and grows best in partial shade.