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Aloe reitzii var. reitzii
Scientific Name: Aloe reitzii var. reitzii Reynolds
Synonym:
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  reitzii var. reitzii
Aloe reitzii at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Generally little protection is needed in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Northeastern South Africa

Growth Habits: Solitary rosettes

Watering Needs: Summer grower, keep drier in winter.

Propagation: Seeds


This aloe name has been selected to honor F.W. Reitz.

Blooming Habits:
The flowers are bicolor but not as strikingly as Aloe petricola. Aloe reitzii blooms in late summer, but Aloe reitzii var. vernalis blooms in winter.

Fruiting Habits:

References:
Guide to the Aloes of South Africa

Check for Field Collection numbers at Ralph Martin's Site


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