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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe pendens

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: pendens (PEN-denz) (Info)

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Mottled
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Oct 4, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

thin bright, light green skinny-leaved aloe with spots on leaves and tiny white teeth along margins. It is a prolific suckerer, but doesn't take up a lot of room... great for small, tight spots, sun or shade. Overall an excellent plant for southern California and very easy.

Flowers med yellow flowers that extend 2-3x the length of the leaves- multiple racemes, some simple, and some branching a bit, all year round (not a month goes by when one of these isn't flowering in my yard, southern California). Flowers tend to be trailing, on skinny racemes, and drape over surrounding vegetation.

Caution, snails LOVE this species and can devore plants nearly overnight

May not be quite enough to be totally safe in zone 9b. Mine melted after being exposed to an extended freeze of 27F for 5 hours.

Yemen native.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grenoble,
Mesa, Arizona
Reseda, California
Boerne, Texas



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