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botanical name:
Aloe arborescens 'Variegata'
Aloe arborescens 'Variegata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tree Aloe, Torch Aloe, Octopus Plant
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rosette
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: red
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 4°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
description:
Variegated form with large rosettes of spiny succulent leaves striped green and yellow. Slowly develops a branching trunk. Produces spikes of red or orange flowers in late winter and spring.

cultivation:
Likes a well drained, gritty soil in full sun. It is not fully hardy, but in cold areas can be grown in a large pot and given winter protection. Drought tolerant.

propagation:
By offsets

other notes:
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