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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe ambigens

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: ambigens (AM-bi-genz) (Info)

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
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)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Porphyrostachys On Aug 30, 2009, Porphyrostachys from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

A Somalian rambler, this species has no trouble with the desert heat around Phoenix, but isn't very cold hardy (completely melted in the 2007 cold snap). I've otherwise kept this species alive for a number of years in a rocky bed under shade cloth.

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
Reseda, California
Vista, California



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