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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe bosseri

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: bosseri (BOS-ser-ee) (Info)

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Cactus and Succulents

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Burgundy
Bronze-Green
Succulent
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Provides winter interest
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:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Aug 17, 2011, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Madagascan native with long, pendant pale green leaves. Plants have short stems up to 1' and sucker but not profusely. I have tried to grow multiple seedlings and all died. Need to find a larger plant.

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
San Diego, California
Vista, California



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