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Aloe spectabilis

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This seed-grown Aloe spectabilis from south Africa can grow up to 2m high if grown in ideal conditions.

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Product Description

Category:
Trees
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Succulent
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
By air layering
By tip layering

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored