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ALOE marlothiii - Mountain Aloe | *Image by Tangopaso Public Domain

ALOE marlothii

Mountain Aloe

SKU: N 592
Stock: In Stock

Family: Asphodelaceae
Characteristics: Single-stemmed flowering succulent 2-3 m

Seed per packet: Approx. 10
Sold by seed count.

Qty:
$6.50 AUD Excl. GST
The Mountain Aloe is a remarkable architectural plant with a compact arrangement of thick, grey-green leaves that can grow up to 1.5 meters long.
It is an excellent choice for a garden's focal point, with branches that bear beautiful flower stalks from May to September. The flowers are usually bright orange but can also vary from yellow to red.

Occurs naturally in the Klip River Hills in Johannesburg, eastern Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Swaziland and Mozambique.

*Image 1 by cultivar413 CC Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 (resized)
*Image 2 by Tangopaso Public Domain

The secret to growing aloe is to create a free-draining mix that will not become waterlogged. Aloe seeds can be easily propagated in sandy and well-drained potting soil during spring or summer.

Once you've sown the seeds, cover them with a thin layer of sand (1-2mm) and keep the soil moist but not too wet.

It's best to keep the seeds in a warm and shady area.

When the seedlings are sufficiently grown to handle, they can be planted out.
It usually takes about three weeks for the seeds to germinate when the soil temperature is around 23°C.

*Please note:

  • Please do not be too hasty to discard seeds that do not germinate; seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural germination requirements.
  • As with all seeds, they must have adequate water to keep them moist but not too wet.
  • These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.

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