Aloe
Aloe ferox x microstigma

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: ferox x microstigma

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Red

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Evergreen

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

0
positives
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jun 21, 2005, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

The plant contains Aloine (special Barbaloin, Isobarbaloin) . Also AloŽ-Emodin (0,08 - 1 %). The grade of Anthrachinone is variable.

All parts of the plant are poisonous. It can cause severe diarrhoea,intestinal bleedings, irretation of kidneys..



Neutral

On Feb 14, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

So far it appears these are non-stem-forming aloes, with non-spotted leaves. Flowers larger versions of the microstigma with the lower flower parts yellow and droopy and upper flowers red.