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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe alfredii

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: alfredii (al-FRED-ee-eye) (Info)

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

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

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot
Orange
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Bronze-Green

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is fire-retardant
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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

rare Madagascan suckering, stemless aloe with (usually) yellow flowers on tall peduncles. Flowers lax and raceme short, columnar and somewhat open.

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
Vista, California



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