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Aloe
Aloe decurva

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: decurva (de-KUR-vuh) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

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Spacing:

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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

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

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:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

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

Mesa, Arizona

Reseda, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 9, 2011, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Turning out to be a relatively fast grower and an easy plant to grow in southern California. Likes to turn on it's side a bit as gets larger. Colors nicely in winter to a orange color overlaying the green background. Plants normally stemless but sometimes forming a pendulant stem up to 1' long. Leaves recurved, stiff and usually colorful. Has typically arching inflorescences with tightly spaces columnar racemes that look a bit like corncobs. Grows on rocky cliffs in Mozambique. Moderately available now in cultivation.