(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).
Gasteraloe pauline is an elegant intergeneric cross of Gasteria bicolor liliputana and Aloe variegata. It forms round rosettes, with beautifully white spots. . Gasterias hybridize easily and cross pollination can produce interesting hybrid plants. Gasteraloe pauline is definitely one of the more distinctive varieties. It will clump.
Leaves: Short, firm, triangular, pointed, dark green, reddish in light, covered with large white tubercles.
It is a slow growing but long-lived plant of easy culture which makes it a good houseplant and can be an excellent subject for the beginner enthusiast. (it can grow easily on window sills, verandas and in miniature succulent gardens where it is happy to share its habitat with other smaller succulent plants). It is a hardy and attractive small plant that can withstand light frost and wetter conditions than most other aloes.
Exposure: It needs light shade to shade but will take full sun part of the day.
Watering: During the hot summer months, the soil should be kept moist but not overly wet.
Hardiness: Frost hardy to -1°C (Or less).
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Mid spring|
|Common Name||Echinocereus pentalophus|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9 to 11|
|Scientific Name||Gasteraloe pauline|
|Sun Exposure||Sun to partial shade|