(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
It is probably the best-known aloe that form an extremely tough tree with densely rounded crown as a result of the repeatedly forked branches. It is one of the biggest members of the genus Aloe and may reach an age of over 80 years and a height of approximately 7(-9) meters with up to 1 m of diameter at ground level. This is one of the most branched and tree-like species of aloe.
Aloe dichotoma is an attractive and interesting accent plant to have in a sunny garden. It easy to grow and suited for any well drained soil in full sun. As such it is increasingly used as an ornamental plant for drought tolerant landscaping and rockeries.
Growing rate: being able to increase its height by 10-20 cm per year under favorable conditions. It is a long lived plant and once established, it will be content in its position and with its soil for years
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Winter (december to january).|
|Common Name||Quiver tree|
|Flower||Bright yellow in color|
|Frost Tolerance||Below 28f|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Aloe Dichotoma|
|Shape||Short and rounded|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|