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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:
Common
   
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
 
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Flower colours
 
Red
 
Orange
Flower shape
Flower type
 
  Polinator
  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
  Evergreen
  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.
 
 
 
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