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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe lutescens

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: lutescens (loo-TESS-enz) (Info)

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
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

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Jan 28, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

The plant is sort of Aloe vera-like in its shape with soft, succulent (though the leaves do have some short, slightly sharp teeth along them), dull green upright leaves that taper to a point... but the flowers in winter are quite startling with a deep red at the top of the flower spike eventually turning to a bright yellow starting at the bottom of the spike working their way up with time. A clump of A lutescens make wonderful landscape color in a warm, dry garden. In the cool of winter some of the leaves take on a reddish color.

Regional...

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

Carefree, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Los Angeles, California
Spring Valley, California



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