This is a variation of Dioon edule. Leaves have a blue color when young. These are extra large 5 gallon plants with caudex size in 3"-5" range. Will grow in full sun to partial shade. Shipped plant will be bare rooted and packed in sphagnum moss. For Pick Up: First sign into your account then go to your shopping cart, under "View Cart" go to the shipping drop down menu and choose 'Pick Up' so you will not be charged for shipping. Under "Special Instructions" on the last check out page let us know when you will be picking up your plant.