How to grow Aloe perfoliata

Aloe perfoliata growing succulent plant of the genus Aloe also known as Short-leaved Aloe, Aloe perfoliata perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental house plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropical or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Aloe perfoliata leaves

Leaves color is green rarely red, leaves fleshy with white spiny edges the size can be 10-30 cm.

Flower color red-orange the flower in cone shape grow in inflorescence stalk.

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Requirements for Aloe perfoliata growing and care:

Frost free, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
Leaves 10-25 cm the spike 20-40 cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Red-orange flowers in cone shape grow in inflorescence stalk.

Scientific name:

Aloe perfoliata

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Ornamental parts

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