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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe compressa var. rugosquamosa

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: compressa var. rugosquamosa

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
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)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On May 16, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

SMall Madagascan aloe (one of two varieties of this species- not sure how they differ)... seems to remain a distichous plant (leaves in two planes only). Flowers on single or double panicles and tufts of pale peach flowers at top of stem. Leaves an attractive dark blue-grey-purple.

Regional...

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

Sunshine Coast,
Mesa, Arizona
Reseda, California



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