Aloe erinacea
Aloe erinacea
Aloe erinacea
Aloe erinacea
Aloe erinacea
Aloe erinacea

Aloe erinacea

(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).

Also known as Goree this rare and gorgeous species of succulent plant in the genus aloe only recently discovered in the mid 1980's in Namibia, it seems strange that such an impressive plant could have remained unknown for so long. Its leaves are pale grayish-green, blue-grey or brownish green (in full sun), curved inwards, which gives the plant its rounded shape. About 8-16 long x 3-4 cm wide, and armed with sharp white or black spines, arranged singularly along the keel and margins. They are not tender, but firm and can scrape you. Spines are up to10 mm long, and are glossy white in the younger leaves. The thorns at the leaf bases may be shorter and whitish.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 8 to 11
Frost tolerance: fairly cold tolerant, for an aloe. It does well planted in the ground, but it is rarely grown outdoors
Sun exposure: Full Sun
Origin: Nimibia
Growth habits: Grows in very arid areas in rocky and sandy soils on the northern hills and mountains at 900 - 1350 m. in altitude. Winter-growing species
Watering needs: Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping Careful watering
Propagation: Seeds
Blooming habits: Red, turning yellow, tubular in shape.


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Blooming Season Spring
Common Name Goree
Dormancy Winter
Family Asphodelaceae
Flower Red
Frost Tolerance 10c/55f
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 8b to 11
Height 6-12 in
Origin Namibia
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Aloe erinacea
Shape Round
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Duane M.
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Aloe erinacea

I was very surprised at what a beautiful young clump that came to me! Gorgeous with more than one growing point. Thanks so very much!

Karen L.

This guy is little and fierce and great!

This guy is little and fierce and great!

Aloe erinacea

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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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

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