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Fan Aloe (Red Flowers)

 

This slow growing, tree aloe has a distinctive fan-like clusters of smooth, pale blue-green leaves on a thick, branching trunk. Clusters of orange-red tubular flowers appear in late winter to early spring. Frost tender. Provide afternoon shade in hot climates.

Aloe plicatilis

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Strap-like

Leaf color : Pale blue-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Tubular

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-5 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3-5 ft.

Growth rate : Slow

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial 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