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Aloe thraskii

Strand Aloe

Strand Aloe, Dune Aloe, Palm Aloe
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Aloe thraskii
Principal Common Name Strand Aloe
Common Name(s) Strand Aloe, Dune Aloe, Palm Aloe
Description Unbranched tree-like succulent grows to 10 feet. The deeply concave rosettes are recurved back to the trunk. The small marginal teeth are reddish-brown. The winter-blooming flowers have a orange-yellow bicolor effect.
General Comments
Nativity Africa
Height Range 8 - 30 FT
Spread Range 4 - 5 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dull Green
Leaf Texture Recurved : Spiky : Stiff : Toothed
Form Succulent
Flower Color Gold : Orange stamens
Flower Time Winter
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Color : Deer resistant : Drought tolerant : Foliage : Form : Seaside tolerant : Size : Texture

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