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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe ferox x microstigma

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

Cactus and Succulents

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter


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

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral saya 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 palmbob 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.

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