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Wylliespoort Aloe
Scientific Name: Aloe angelica Pole Evans
Family: Asphodelaceae
Wylliespoort Aloe (Aloe  angelica)
Aloe angelica at the Desert Botanical Garden in mid-January
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun in general, light shade in Phoenix

Origin: South Africa (Northern Province: Soutpansberg, Blouberg)

Growth Habits: Succulent rosette at the top of a single naked stem, up to 12 feet tall (3.6 m)

Watering Needs: drought resistant

Propagation: Seeds, offsets

The third picture shows the striped juvenile form.

Wylliespoort Aloe (Aloe  angelica)

Wylliespoort Aloe (Aloe  angelica)

Blooming Habits:
The Aloe angelica blooms in early winter. The red buds become pale yellow as the flowers open, giving a bicolor floral structure. The flower picture was taken at the HBG in late December (HBG 42486), with the flowers barely starting to open.

Fruiting Habits:

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