Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida
Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida
Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida
Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida
Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida
Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida
Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida
Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida
Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida

Get ready to smarten up your plant collection with a unique and eye-catching addition - the Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblonga Flavida, also known as finger aloe and gray sticks. This cotyledon orbiculata variegated, which has grayish-green finger-like chalky leaves that turn a striking purplish color under stress and drought, is sure to be the talk of your indoor space in USDA 9-11. From its light requirements to minimal water needs, this plant is relatively easy to care for. 

Originating from South Africa, this perennial succulent can grow to a height of 2 feet and a diameter of 4 feet, forming a distinctive, dense clump of slowly spreading groundcover that adds plenty of interest and textural goodness and looks great all year long. A cluster of droopy, pale orange bell-shaped flowers blooms in the spring, adding aroma to your space. 

These finger aloe plants favor a well-drained soil mix with specialized succulent potting soil, so it's easy to find a succulent potting mix at Planet Desert.  If you're looking for something out of the ordinary to add some flair to your space, look no further than the Cotyledon Flavida! 

Bloom Season Spring
Botanical Name Cotyledon Flavida
Common Name Finger aloe, gray sticks
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color Pale orange
Genus Cotyledon
Growth Habit Clumped
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Perennial succulent
Propagation By seeds, stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting soil
Special Features Easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Toxic for humans, toxic for pets(Keep away from Children)
Watering Needs Low

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Finger Aloe - Cotyledon Orbiculata Var Oblonga Flavida

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Get ready to smarten up your plant collection with a unique and eye-catching addition - the Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblonga Flavida, also known as finger aloe and gray sticks. This cotyledon orbiculata variegated, which has grayish-green finger-like chalky leaves that turn a striking purplish color under stress and drought, is sure to be the talk of your indoor space in USDA 9-11. From its light requirements to minimal water needs, this plant is relatively easy to care for. 

Originating from South Africa, this perennial succulent can grow to a height of 2 feet and a diameter of 4 feet, forming a distinctive, dense clump of slowly spreading groundcover that adds plenty of interest and textural goodness and looks great all year long. A cluster of droopy, pale orange bell-shaped flowers blooms in the spring, adding aroma to your space. 

These finger aloe plants favor a well-drained soil mix with specialized succulent potting soil, so it's easy to find a succulent potting mix at Planet Desert.  If you're looking for something out of the ordinary to add some flair to your space, look no further than the Cotyledon Flavida! 

Bloom Season Spring
Botanical Name Cotyledon Flavida
Common Name Finger aloe, gray sticks
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color Pale orange
Genus Cotyledon
Growth Habit Clumped
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Perennial succulent
Propagation By seeds, stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting soil
Special Features Easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Toxic for humans, toxic for pets(Keep away from Children)
Watering Needs Low

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