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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe kahinii

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: kahinii (ka-hin-ee-eye) (Info)

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Porphyrostachys On Mar 23, 2010, Porphyrostachys from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

Aloe kahinii is a newly named species (2007), but familiar to explorers of Somaliland as far back as the 1960s. It was encountered in the SE of the country and assumed to be either Aloe inermis or Aloe luntii, both of which are found in Yemen. A recent revisit to this plant concluded it was genuinely its own unique species.
If you found Aloe inermis on Ebay in the last year or two (or in a SoCal nursery), you quite likely have Aloe kahinii.

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona



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