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Aloe
Aloe lolwensis

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

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Orange

Red-Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

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)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Carefree, Arizona

Bonsall, California

Reseda, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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2
neutrals
0
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 23, 2011, thistlesifter from Vista, CA wrote:

Single rosette of A. lolwensis looks like compact secundiflora, but lowensis is closer to the Ugandan A. mubendiensis.

Neutral

On Sep 20, 2009, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

relatively rare plant in cultivation.. .closely related to Aloe secundiflora (and looks a lot like it, too). got a moderately large seedling and already happy in full sun, turning from a muddy green to a nice maroon. Has plastic-like leaves with moderate teeth. From Kenya.