Aloe zanzibarica squarrosa
(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).
This is a very kind of Aloe. It has a smooth, spotted leaves that curve backwards. These re curved leaves are kept only around the head or top of each stem, with dead leaves falling off the lower parts of the stem. It is relatively rare in cultivation.
Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9b-11
Frost tolerance: Keep above 50°F (10°C)
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Full sun in general, light shade
Origin: Socotra Archipelago
Watering Needs: drought resistant
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Miniature aloe|
|Flower||Coral red green mouth|
|Frost Tolerance||-1.1 °c|
|Scientific Name||Aloe zanzibarica squarrosa|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|