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Aloe succotrina

   (Family: Asphodelaceae)
English: Fynbos aloe  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 1 - 1.5m
Spread: 2m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
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
  Flower info
  The simple flower spikes grow to a metre and appears during mid-winter. The racemes grow to 350 mm. The tubular flowers are shiny, dark orange red and striking. Individual flowers are 40 mm long.
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf arrangement
Leaf texture Smooth
Leaf size 0500mm
  Leaf info EDIT
  Leaves form dense rosettes. Leaves are ascending curved and tapering; 500 X 100 mm in size; dull green to greyish-green with scattered white spots. The margins have firm, white, triangular teeth.
  Seed info EDIT
  The fruits ripen during spring when they release the small, black seed.
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