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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe capitata var. gneissicola

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: capitata var. gneissicola

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red-Orange
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings
From herbaceous stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive thistlesifter On Jan 14, 2007, thistlesifter from Vista, CA wrote:

I have acquired several of these from different vendors under different varietal names, So far, they all appear to be the same species, ssp.

The plant is compact and has deepened coloring when stressed from drought or winter cold.

Positive palmbob On Feb 12, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Nice looking plant, though have no clue how this differs from the 'regular' variety of Aloe capitata... maybe it's a bit larger. Flowers look pretty similar. Has great colors in hot summer sun.

Regional...

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

Clayton, California
Los Angeles, California
Mission Viejo, California
Spring Valley, California
Vista, California



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