Aloe
Aloe jucunda

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: jucunda (joo-KUN-duh) (Info)
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Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Mottled

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Grenoble,

Apache Junction, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

Queen Creek, Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

Corona, California

Mission Viejo, California

Norwalk, California

Reseda, California

Spring Valley, California

Vista, California

Metairie, Louisiana

Andrews, Texas

Dallas, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 30, 2009, Porphyrostachys from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

Looks best in some shade in the desert (bleaches out in too much sun), but otherwise handles the heat and a little frost just fine! Good potted plant or something to cram in small spaces and let the suckers fill in the spaces between stones. Reliable flowers.

Neutral

On Jan 13, 2005, salvia_lover from Modi'in
Israel wrote:

this plant requires a minimum temperature of 50F

Positive

On Mar 19, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

low growing branching shiny rosettes about 2" diameter - no information on cold hardiness but went through my winter here in southern California, fully exposed, with temps down to 29F without any damage at all... so, a pretty good aloe it seems for So Cal. Does best with some sun protection, but can acclimate to full, hot sun eventually- turns reddish to a sad brownish color in sunshine... and grows more slowly. Flowers on simple stalk a pale pink all year round. Leaves are speckled and extremely stiff and almost 'plastic-like' in consistency with very tiny teeth. Looks like a miniature Aloe hemmingii, and in fact, sometimes can be confused with one, particularly if a relatively large clone. Flowers virtually identical to hemmingii flowers.

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