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botanical name:
Aloe x spinosissima
Aloe x spinosissima © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spider Aloe
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: red
stem/bark: green
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
Clump forming with rosettes of long narrow, succulent bluish green leaves edged with soft teeth. Produces numerous off-sets from the base, resulting in wide-spreading clumps. Spikes of tubular red flowers from late winter.

Well drained, gritty soil in full sun. Drought tolerant. Not frost hardy, needs to be grown under glass in cool climates.

By offsets.

other notes:
Possibly a hybrid of Aloe humilis echinata x Aloe arborescens

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