Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii

Aloe wickensii Tweekleur-aalwyn

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch 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 wickensii also goes by the name Tweekleur-Aalwyn. With its origin in South Africa, the plant belongs to the Asphodelaceae family and can grow up to a height of  2-3 inches. This tubular-shaped succulent offers a dormancy in winter. 

Growth Rate

This slow-growing plant takes about 3 to 4 years to reach its maximum height provided ideal aloe wickensii care is given. 

Flowering

You will see the flowers blooming during the mid-winters, usually between July and August. These flowers will be reddish-yellow in color.

Watering and Feeding

If you want the plant to flower profusely, water frequently in the summer and do not water at all in winter. Find a fertilizer formulated for cacti and feed once or twice in the growing season. 

Soil

Since the plant is originally grown on rocky slopes with little or no grass, thin soil is ideal. Use loamy sand soil with chips at the bottom of the containers. 

Hardiness

Tweekleur-Aalwyn has a hardiness zone of 9b to 10. While it can stand light frost, it may be damaged in hard freezes. Keep in mind the aloe wickensii cold tolerance of -2° C

Light

Full sun with ample bright light is a good idea. If you succeed in providing it with partial shade, you will enjoy a healthier-looking succulent. 

Propagation

Use the offshoots that develop around the outside of the rosette for propagation. Let the cutting dry out for at least a week before you plant it in soil. Additionally, you can also use seeds for propagating.

Instead of only using Aloe wickensii as a home plant, you can also take advantage of the succulent as a source of dye. The roots of the plant dye wool red-brown to purplish-red.

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

Blooming Season Winter
Common Name Geelaalwee
Dormancy -
Family Asphodelaceae
Flower Red and yellow
Frost Tolerance -6° C
Growth Rate -
Hardiness Zone 9b - 11
Height 2-3 feet
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Aloe Wickensii
Shape Vase shaped
Sun Exposure Full sun

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12/21/2021
RoseAnn D.
United States United States

Pretty

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04/22/2021
Svgbabe G.

Quality succulents. Was packaged very well...

Quality succulents. Was packaged very well, came on time and have been buying from this company fir a while now. Will continue to buy from this company. Thank you!

EH
03/24/2021
Edna H. Fein
United States United States

Aloe wickensii and aloe variegata.

I’m not ‘using’ the item.....I am enjoying and loving the plants!

PA
11/09/2020
Patricia A.
United States United States

5-Star Quality!

Arrived safely and on time. Definitely the best-packaged live plant I’ve ever received. Healthy and strong. Definitely top quality.

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09/02/2020
Damian L.
United States United States

Great plant

Exactly as pictured - my husband has it in his office and loves it!

Aloe wickensii

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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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