|Virgin Palm, Chestnut Dioon
Zamiaceae (formerly Cycadaceae)
Stocky plant with pinnate leaves up to 6 ft long; stiff; leaves have a toothed tip and sharp points.
Plant Form or Habit: curved
Plant Use: medium foliage pot plant
Flower Color: not important
Height: 6 feet
Width: 3 feet
Foliage Texture: coarse
Heat Tolerance: high
Water Requirements: low
Additional Comments: Allow the soil to dry between waterings; leaves appear as stiff as plastic; propagated by their seeds.