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Aloe
Aloe pearsonii

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: pearsonii (peer-SON-ee-eye) (Info)
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Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

Orange

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Succulent

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Mesa, Arizona (2 reports)

Glen Avon, California

Reseda, California

Spring Valley, California

Vista, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 1, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Attractive clumping small stem aloe that tends to retain a lot of leaves along the stem- very attractive, and makes an excellent potted plant. Can be grown outdoors in most places in So Cal and S Arizona. MAdagascan and S African native. This plant, in winter outdoors is nearly completely red in sun, or when severely stressed. Leaves short, thick and nearly spineless. In my experience, this is one of the easiest species to rot or overwater. I have lost multiple plants doing this. Still have one left and I hardly ever water it and it's doing great. One of the most ornamental of all aloes, and prized. Vulnerable in the wild.