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Large Upright Aloe w/ Red Flowers


A large aloe to 8-9 feet tall with dark grey-green leaves and 2-3 foot tall upright branching inflorescence with dark red flowers. This aloe typically branches at the base but can have a solitary trunk with very erect stems if crowded. Said to be a naturally occurring hybrid between A. ferox and A. arborescens.

Aloe salm-dyckiana

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf color :Dark grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 5-6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 8-10 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 25 to 30 F( Z9b)

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

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