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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe percrassa

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: percrassa (per-KRAS-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
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:
Non-patented

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

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Apr 2, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

2' across solitary stemless aloe from high elevations in Ethiopia... has pinkish margins along the leave edges, small but sharp teeth and bright green slightly arching leaves. Flowers on multiple panicles and simple red flowers in early spring

Regional...

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

San Marino, California



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