Aloe dhufarensis

Aloe dhufarensis

(This plant comes in a 3.5 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 dhufarensis

Origin and Habitat: Dhofar, southern
Description: It is a succulent perennial plant with solitary, stemless, rosettes up to 1.5 m tall and striking tall spikes of red to yellow flowers.
Leaves: 10-20 basal with smooth margins. Leaves are very pale blue-grey, green-grey to nearly white. Marginal teeth are absent except for some teeth in very young plants.
Flowers: Coral-red to yellow,
Blooming flowers: April and continue through June depending on the clone.

Cultivation and Propagation: full sun,
Traditional medicine: Juice from the leaves has been used to cure a range of ailments including headaches, aching limbs, diabetes, and constipation.
Traditional uses: Dried juice of Aloe dhufarensis is used in Dhofar as a yellow-orange pigment for the decoration of pottery and as a cosmetic dye used to colour neck, arms and legs in orange-yellow. Leather containers filled with dried aloe juice are sold in the markets of Dhofar.

 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season April-june
Common Name Dhofar aloe
Dormancy -
Family Asphodelaceae
Flower Coral-red to yellow
Frost Tolerance 20°f (-6° c)
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9a to 9b
Height 18 inches tall
Origin Southern oman
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Aloe dhufarensis
Shape Rosette
Sun Exposure Sun to partial shade

Aloe dhufarensis


SKU: 1106

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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