Aloe greatheadii davyana
(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 greatheadii var. davyana
Description: Aloe davyana is one of the stemless spotted leaf aloes with a neat compact habit of growth.
Habit: It forms basal rosettes and grows singularly or in groups of up to 15 plants.
Flowers: Reddish, perianth usually pale pink or red
Blooming season: It is a mid winter flowering
Cultivation and Propagation:
It is easy to an excellent garden plantit needs very little water and because it is frost resistant, it will survive in extremely cold conditions.
Watering: Water in moderation. Keep dry in winter or when night temperatures remain below 10° C. Water it less than average if in bigger pots.
Special need: Provide very good ventilation. Nearly all problems occur as a result of overwatering and poor ventilation, especially when weather conditions are dull and cool or very humid.
Traditional uses: The leaf pulp and the bitter sap are used medicinally for the treatment of wounds, sores and burns.
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