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Aloe ferox

Bitter Aloe

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Aloe ferox
Principal Common Name Bitter Aloe
Common Name(s)
Description Bitter Aloe generally has a large single truck topped by a crown of gray-green spiny and red toothed leaves. The flowers are scarlet or orange and appear in late winter or early spring.
General Comments
Nativity Tropical Asia
Height Range 0 - 0
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray-Green
Leaf Texture Fleshy : Spiny : Toothed
Form Shrub : Small Tree : Succulent
Flower Color Orange : Scarlet Red
Flower Time Summer : Winter
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Color : Drought tolerant : Flower : Foliage : Form

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