Aloe
Aloe peckii

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: peckii (PEK-ee-eye) (Info)

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)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 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:

Full Sun

Danger:

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Carefree, Arizona

Mesa, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

Mission Viejo, California

Reseda, California

Vista, California

Sebring, Florida

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Dec 8, 2006, thistlesifter from Vista, CA wrote:

Native to Somalia from near mile-high elevation.

Several thumb-sized seedlings of this species went into the beds in early May. I believe they will be flowering when their flowering cycle begins in mid-winter.

Somewhat unique starfish-like form.

Neutral

On Apr 3, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Smaller, stiff, armed, glossy, sometimes spotted (particularly when young) and fat-leaved Somalian Aloe with not terribly showy yellowy flowers in late winter.