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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe mutabilis

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: mutabilis (mew-TAB-ill-iss) (Info)

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

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:
Orange
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

closely related Aloe to A arborescens- suckering, branching species with bicolored flowers in fall to winter (flowers are a a pale red-orange but turn a palish yellow as they droop, starting from the bottom, and opening last at the very top, as is the case with over 99% of the other aloe flowers there are).

Regional...

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

Spring Valley, California
Vista, California



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