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Aloe
Aloe pictifolia

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: pictifolia (pic-tee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
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Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 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

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Blue-Green

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

Phoenix, Arizona

Clayton, California

Los Angeles, California

Mission Viejo, California

Reseda, California

Spring Valley, California

Thousand Oaks, California

Vista, California (2 reports)

Fort Pierce, Florida

Satellite Beach, Florida

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 30, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

A smaller blue-green leaved aloe with small white spots all over and itty bitty teeth along the leaf margins. Leaves are narrow but thick and have a nice pinkish coloration near the tips in hot sun. Flowers are simple and not too spectacular. Suckers vigorously. In the wild this plant grows on cliffs. Easy to grow and good for small pots.