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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe macrosiphon

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: macrosiphon (mak-roh-SY-fon) (Info)

Synonym:Aloe compacta

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Mottled
Succulent

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

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Jan 30, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Attractive speckled stemless aloe from Tanzania and neighboring AFrican countries. Has mod thin, plastic-like lime green leaves, that show a bit of red in stress (cold and drought). Flowers dusky dull red and multibranched and not complex. Rare in cultivation.

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
Reseda, California



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