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Aloe polyphylla
Scientific Name: Aloe polyphylla Schönland ex Pillans
Synonym:
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  polyphylla
At Holly Gate Nursery
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Generally little protection is needed in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

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

Origin: Lesotho, on rocky slopes above 7000 feet (2300m)

Growth Habits: Solitary or in large groups, each rosette with 75 to 100 leaves up to 12 inches long (30 cm)

Watering Needs: drought resistant

Propagation:


The Aloe polyphylla is a striking aloe that has a deserved reputation of being difficult to grow. Being a higher elevation aloe, it objects to high temperatures.

Blooming Habits:
Green flowers with purple mouths, 1.6 inches long (4 cm), on a 2 feet tall inflorescence (60 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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