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Today's bloom is Aloidendron Species (Aloidendron dichotomum)

Bloom of the Day for February 1st, 2011:

Type of plant: Trees, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Pale Yellow, Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Late Fall/Early Winter

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m), 20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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plantladylin wrote:
Beautiful scenery and I love that tree! I never knew there was an Aloe that grew so tall!

locakelly wrote:
What a great shot;o)

Kell wrote:
Actually Plantladylin, there are a lot of kinds and some get quite big. Around me here, I have only seen a couple of big ones growing in the ground. And mainly Aloe barberae. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/264050/ They take on such artistic forms. A desert background really seems to compliment them. I think. I am so dying to have one of my own but alas the big ones are too muc

plantladylin wrote:
Oh my goodness, that A. barberae is amazing too ... looks like an Aloe Palm Tree! I guess I should have realized that not all Aloes are house plant size LOL, I'm just used to seeing our lower growing Aloe saponaria here in Florida. I remember years ago, when for the first time I saw a tall Beaucarnea recurvata ("Ponytail Palm") planted in the ground. I was stunned by the size because I was only f

locakelly wrote:
Interesting info Kell!