Easy to grow Dioon. Best grown in full sun when mature. Will tolerate several degrees below freezing. Plant in well drained soils. Excellent as a container plant. Drought resistant. The caudex size is 2"-4". 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.