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Tree Aloe

 

Large dense rosettes of grey-green or dark green leaves on erect branching stems. Leaf margins have soft, upward curving teeth-like structures. Stems are covered by persistent dry leaves. Scarlet flowers rise above foliage in winter.

Aloe arborescens

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 24"

Leaf width : 2"

Leaf color : Grey-green to dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Spike

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 10 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F (Z9a

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes