Aloe Variegata Tiger aloe
(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).
Aloe variegata, also commonly known as ‘Tiger aloe’, can reach up to the height of 9″ inches and has a Boat-hull shape. It belongs to the Asphodelaceae family, which includes a wide variety of succulents. Tiger aloe has its origin in South Africa and enters dormancy in summers.
Aloe variegata has a fast growth rate.
The blooming season for this succulent is from July to September. The Orange, salmon, pink flowers that dangle from the stem emit light and sweet fragrance.
Watering and Feeding
Water the Partridge-breasted Aloe variegata regularly. Fertilizer is advised to be used throughout the growing season.
A well-drained cactus soil or regular potting soil with 25% extra perlite or pumice is ideal for these compact plants.
The Tiger aloe plant has a frost tolerance of 12° C (53.6° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b.
Aloe variegata prefers full sun to partial shade sun exposure. Place it in a window with good indirect lighting.
To propagate your Tiger aloe Variegata, remove the offsets that appear around the base of the parent plant with a sharp, clean knife or razor. When you have a healthy Partridge breast Aloe plant, these small rosettes will grow.
Aloe Variegata is the best plant to choose. Not just because it is attractive to the eyes but also because it is easy to care for.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||July to september|
|Common Name||Tiger aloe|
|Frost Tolerance||12 °c|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Origin||South africa and namibia|
|Scientific Name||Aloe variegata|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|