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Aloe (any succulent variety) (Aloe (any variety))

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
8m
Max height
8m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Aloe (any succulent variety)

Other names

Aloe (any variety)

Genus

Aloe Aloe

Variety or Cultivar

Aloe (any succulent variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your Aloe, you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Aloe (any succulent variety) are evergreen, succulent perennials, some tree-like, forming rosettes of upright, fleshy, linear, lance-shaped, or sword-shaped leaves, many with marginal teeth, and, in summer, erect stems bearing racemes of cylindrical flowers in shades or red, orange, or yellow.


Aloe (any succulent variety) is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Rosette, Upright

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.

Flower

Red in Summer; Red in Winter

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mealybugs , Scale insects Mealybugs , Scale insects

Diseases

Vulnerable to chlorosis resulting from magnesium deficiency.

General care

Pruning

Remove spent flower stems if desired.

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


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Where to grow

Aloe (any succulent variety) (Aloe (any variety)) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Sub-Tropical, Mediterranean, Low Maintenance, Indoor, Drought Tolerant, Containers, Conservatory, Architectural

Cultivation

Grow under glass in sharply drained, loam-based compost in full light & good ventilation. In growth, water moderately & feed 2-3 times, sparingly in dormancy. Outdoors in frost-free areas, grow in fertile, well-drained soil in sun. May flower intermittently throughout the year in warm climates.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Aloe (any succulent variety)

Other names

Aloe (any variety)

Genus

Aloe Aloe

Variety or Cultivar

Aloe (any succulent variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your Aloe, you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Aloe (any succulent variety) are evergreen, succulent perennials, some tree-like, forming rosettes of upright, fleshy, linear, lance-shaped, or sword-shaped leaves, many with marginal teeth, and, in summer, erect stems bearing racemes of cylindrical flowers in shades or red, orange, or yellow.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Rosette, Upright

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.


Colour

Flower

Red in Summer; Red in Winter

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mealybugs , Scale insects

Diseases

Vulnerable to chlorosis resulting from magnesium deficiency.

General care

Pruning

Remove spent flower stems if desired.

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Aloe (any succulent variety) (Aloe (any variety)) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Sub-Tropical, Mediterranean, Low Maintenance, Indoor, Drought Tolerant, Containers, Conservatory, Architectural

Cultivation

Grow under glass in sharply drained, loam-based compost in full light & good ventilation. In growth, water moderately & feed 2-3 times, sparingly in dormancy. Outdoors in frost-free areas, grow in fertile, well-drained soil in sun. May flower intermittently throughout the year in warm climates.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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