(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 juvenna is originally from Kenya, and it is a miniature aloe with erect or procumbent multi-branching stems. Suckers profusely and makes almost a groundcover effect. Needs light shade to full sun, but will redden with more light exposure. Regular water in summer, keep dry in winter, needs good drainage It grows much better outdoors in spring and summer, it is also perfect for the bright windowsill. Avoid any frost.
Stem: Basally branching, approximately 10-30 cm tall.
Leaves: Succulent bright green flecked with cream-white prominent spots on inner and out surfaces, leaf margins have small teeth. The leaves form small rosettes that give the impression of fuzziness from a distance (is not, though). Leaves turn a brownish bronze in hot summer sun, but plant tolerates it well.
Flowers: Bright coral-pink. Inflorescence usually simple (not branched)
Blooming season: Warmer month.
Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9b-11
Sun exposure: Full sun in general, light shade
Origin: Socotra Archipelago
Watering Needs: drought resistant
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Miniature aloe|
|Flower||Coral red green mouth|
|Frost Tolerance||-1.1 °c|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 inch Aloe zanzibarica squarrosa|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|