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Aloe plicatilis

   (Family: Asphodelaceae)
Afrikaans: Bergaalwyn, tongaalwyn, Franschoekaalwyn English: Fan aloe  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 3 - 5m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water),
Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
pH: acid
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
Flower shape
Flower type
  Sugarbirds and Sunbirds
  Flower info
  There are up to 30 tubular, scarlet flowers, each about 50 mm long and somewhat fleshy in texture.
Leaf texture Smooth
Leaf size 150 - 300mm
  Leaf info EDIT
  The leaves are dull or grey-green in colour, with the margins almost smooth, except for some small teeth in the upper part. The leaves are about 300 mm long and 40 mm wide. The leaf sap is clear.
  Seed info EDIT
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