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Aloe aculeata : fact sheet


Species name:
Aloe aculeata
Common names:
Red Hot Poker Aloe
Description:
Red hot Poker Aloe, Succulent Shrub Clump-forming

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full or Partial Sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Succulent ,Shrub Low - below 80cm ,Aloe ,Shrubs All
Usage:
Attract Butterflies ,Attract Birds ,Attract Bees
Fruit:
Dry Fruit in capsule/pod/follicle/Seed
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Winter (June-Aug.)
Features:
Thorny/Spiny/Prickly/Bristly/Sharp-edged ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves form rosette ,Leaves Aloe-like - Ornamental ,Foliage Particularly Attractive ,Leaves/Leaflets succulent-Ornamental ,Foliage greenish/blueish/purplelish above ,Leaves/Leaflets Lanceolate (Tapering towards point) ,Leaves Simple Entire Thorny

Plant suppliers

Grow Wild Indigenous Nursery

Johannesburg
cell: 0828246715
tel: 0114658857
email: info@growwild.co.za
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