Aloe arborescens

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 Aloe arborescens subsp. var.  Krantz aloe
Habit: cacti-succulent
Height: to
Width: to
10ft 6ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early winter, mid winter, late winter
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, orange, yellow, pink
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Aloe arborescens, Mill. (A. perfoliata arborescens, Ait. A. arbórea, Medikus. À.fruticosa, Lam.? Catevàla arboréscens, Medikus. A. arboréscens Mitten, Berger). Trunk simple, finally 10-15 ft. high, clothed at top with the withering lvs.: lvs. sinuately spreading, gradually narrowed, dull green, 2 x 24 in., the répand margin with rather long cartilaginous white prickles: infl. elongated; fls. about 1½ in. long, red, with distinct segms. Cape(?). B.M. 1306. Bot. Repos. 468. Berger 115.—Varies into numerous forms: green-lvd., with shorter trunk and long lvs., var. Ùcriae Berger (A. Ucriae, Terr.), Salm, Aloe §26, f. 3. G.W. 10, p. 13. Berger 116, 117; or shorter lvs., var. viridifolia, Berger. —Berger f. 117; or glaucous or blue-lvd., with branched infl., var. natalensis, Berger (A. natalensis, Wood & Evans), Berger 115; or simple infl. with normal fls., var. frutéscens, Link. (A. frutescens, Salm-Dyck), Berger 120; or fls. 2 in. long, var. pachythyrsa, Berger. Berger 118, 119.

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