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Aloe ruffingiana

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: ruffingiana

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

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

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 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:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Aug 19, 2011, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

fairly rare Madagascan species with deltoid/triangular leaves lined with very closely spaced, tiny white teeth. Suckering stemless species with numerous pale spots.

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona



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