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Aloe
Aloe arborescens 'Variegata'

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: arborescens (ar-bo-RES-senz) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata
Additional cultivar information:(aka Goldrush)

Category:

Shrubs

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Late Fall/Early Winter

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Variegated

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Hayward, California

San Leandro, California

San Marino, California

Spring Valley, California

Vista, California

Paterson, New Jersey

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Nov 14, 2013, BayAreaTropics from Hayward, CA wrote:

I just planted one,so no real info to tell. All I can say is-- it lights up the area it's in. I would say its EXTREMELY variegated,and would make a great Aloe for light shade.

Positive

On Dec 23, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is a popular cultivar of this species... tends to be slower growing and a bit smaller in ultimate size. Also a bit less happy about full sun, but will tolerate full sun if acclimated slowly and not blazing heat. I have not personally seen this form of aloe flower so no idea what color they are... assume they are red if this form flowers.