How to grow Dioon spinulosum

Dioon spinulosum growing tree of the genus Dioon also known as Giant dioon or Gum palm, Dioon spinulosum perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics or mediterranean climate plant and grow in hardiness zone 10-12.

Leaves color green in linear shape and grow connected in pinnate shape.

Dioon spinulosum flower

Flower color brown that grow on cone shape like head

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How to grow Dioon spinulosum growing and care:

Well-drained soil, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
4-12m, 12-36 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

Bloom season?
Yellow to brown flowers grow in dioecious male and female tree, male in cone shape and female like feathers

Scientific name:

Dioon spinulosum

How to grow Dioon spinulosum

Dioon spinulosum fruit

Growing Dioon spinulosum

Dioon spinulosum leaves

Dioon spinulosum


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Flower colors
  • Brown flowers
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12