Botanical Name: Aloe marlothii
 Common Name: Aloe
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

6-12'

 

Flower Color

Orange, Red, Yellow

 

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

 

Leaf Color

Green, Grey Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Low, Medium

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Spanish, Tropical

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Specimen, Unusual Shape

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

 

Location Uses

Background, Patio, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

Information by: George Hull MSN

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Upright species of aloe that will reach 10' x 6' . This aloe flowers from red to gold during spring and summer. The leaves of this plant are very fleshy, and have reddish-brown spines along the margins and randomly on the leaf.
Frost tolerant to 25 F.