(This plant comes in a 2 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)
Aloe comptonii has a large distribution area, from Montague in the Western Cape to Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape. This plant is short-stemmed or stemless, with large compact rosettes of blue-green leaves, to 12 inches long, toothed margins, and spiny beneath.
Stems: Usually stemless but they may develop stems up to 1 meter long in old specimens.
Leaves: A bluish color and are up to 300mm in length, leaves are narrow and triangular in shape, small sharp white teeth are present on leaf-margins.
Inflorescence: May be single or twice branched, racemes are short and head shaped with many flowers.
Flowers: Red in color, thin in shape and pendulous.
Bloom time: August to January.
Light: Full sun
Watering: Semi-arid to dry
Frost tolerance: 25 Degrees F.
Hardiness zone: 11
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz