Dioon Edule Care: Growing The Mexican Cycad

Dioon edule leaves and cone

Hailing from the coastal region of Mexico around Nuevo Leon, San Luis, and Tamaulipas, Dioon edule (dy-OH-awn ED-yew-lay) is a perennial hailing from prehistoric times.  Its scientific name translates roughly

Coontie Palm Care Tips

CLuster of the coontie palm - zamia

The coontie palm or botanically Zamia Pumila [ZAM-ee-uh, POO-mil-uh] is a small cycad from the family Zamiaceae and related to the popular cycad known as the Sago palm (Cycas revoluta).