Santa Barbara California in November
Santa Barbara California close up in November (a bit early for flowering in most other areas of So Cal)
Encinitas California September
Simi Valley California showing emerging flower buds in January
damage to growth center (bud) of this young tree aloe led to weird new growth between leaves.
nice clump in Los Angeles arboretum January
another look at January flowers
Tall, vigorous tree aloe with bright yellow bloom spikes.
seeds forming after flowering ended, late january, southern California
seedling grown from friend's plant's seed- two years old, southern California
plant with immature flowers in November, southern California
colony in late spring with infructesences, Los Angeles arboretum
beautiful variegated sport growing in Rancho Soledad Nursery, southern California
San Diego Botanic Garden
probably the fate of most older plants. this one was over 15' tall and just rotted at the base and fell over.
same group as shown above in 2005, only this is 7 years later... really tall plants now (over 15' the tallest)- Los Angeles arboretum