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Aloe bainesii

Aloe Tree

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Aloe bainesii
Principal Common Name Aloe Tree
Common Name(s)
Synonym Aloe barbarae
General Comments The two names Aloe barberae and Aloe bainesii was published simultaneously for the same plant. In a scientific paper that was overlooked the name A. barberae was chosen, it is for this reason that the name was reinstated. Aloe barberae was named after Mary Elizabeth Barber (nee Bowker) who was one of the pioneer plant collectors of South Africa.
Nativity South Africa
Height Range 0 - 0
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green : White teeth on margin
Leaf Texture Fleshy : Recurved : Stiff : Sword-like : Thick
Form Succulent : Tree
Flower Color Coral Pink : Orange Blend : Orange Salmon : Salmon : Salmon pink
Flower Time Summer
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Any : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Speciman

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