Photo by Melody
Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.

PlantFiles: Pearl Aloe, Lizard Tail, Gasteraloe
X Gasteraloe 'Green Ice'

bookmark
Family: Aloaceae
Genus: X Gasteraloe (gas-ter-AL-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Green Ice

Synonym:Gastrolea

7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 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
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Variegated
Silver/Gray
Blue-Green
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Click thumbnail
to view:

By kniphofia
Thumbnail #1 of X Gasteraloe  by kniphofia

By palmbob
Thumbnail #2 of X Gasteraloe  by palmbob

By palmbob
Thumbnail #3 of X Gasteraloe  by palmbob

By palmbob
Thumbnail #4 of X Gasteraloe  by palmbob

By Xenomorf
Thumbnail #5 of X Gasteraloe  by Xenomorf

By cactus_lover
Thumbnail #6 of X Gasteraloe  by cactus_lover

By Xenomorf
Thumbnail #7 of X Gasteraloe  by Xenomorf

There are a total of 19 photos.
Click here to view them all!

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive tvksi On Aug 23, 2010, tvksi from Paris, TX (Zone 7b) wrote:

Does OK in hot Texas summers, 8a, but take in before temps hit below 40 and put in lighted garage kept about 60 degrees along with the tropicals, succulents, cacti, etc..

Positive palmbob On Jan 6, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Gasteraloe Green Ice (not Aloe vera Green Ice as it was originally listed here) is a relatively common plant in the nursery trade, and a good reliable grower here in southern California... has thick, smooth, toothless variegated/striped leaves of cream and pale green. Tolerates full sun well. Suckers just like a Gasteria. However no Gasteria species has leaves that look like this, so it is a true mixture of the two genera. Aloe variegata (NOT Aloe vera, as was originally listed here) is thge parent Aloe. Supposedly the Gasteria that was used in this hybrid was a hybrid itself (called 'Little Warty). Plants can get quite large with rosettes up to 1' across.

Regional...

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

Grenoble,
Gilbert, Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Queen Creek, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Casa De Oro-mount Helix, California
Clovis, California
Fairfield, California
Hayward, California
Palm Springs, California
Perris, California
Reseda, California
Rowland Heights, California



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America