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Aloe petricola : fact sheet


Species name:
Aloe petricola
Common names:
Rock aloe ,Rotsaalwyn
Description:
Rock aloe Medium succulent shrub

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 160cm
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 Medium - Below 150cm ,Aloe ,Shrubs All
Usage:
Attract Birds
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Flowers Particularly Attractive ,Combo Tones Yellowish/Orangeish/Redish/Pinkish
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Thorny/Spiny/Prickly/Bristly/Sharp-edged ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves form rosette ,Leaves Aloe-like - Ornamental ,Foliage blueish/greyish/silverish above ,Leaves/Leaflets Basal ,Leaves/Leaflets succulent-Ornamental ,Leaves Simple Entire Thorny

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
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