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Gasteria disticha
Scientific Name: Gasteria disticha Haw.
Synonym: Gasteria disticha var. angustifolia, Gasteria platyphylla, Gasteria nigricans var. crassifolia, Gasteria disticha var. conspurcata, Gasteria conspurcata, Gasteria angustifolia, Gasteria obtusifolia, Gasteria nigricans, Gasteria mollis, Gasteria longifolia, Gasteria latifolia, Gasteria disticha var. minor, Gasteria denticulata, Gasteria retusifolia, Aloe nigricans, Aloe obtusifolia, Aloe angustifolia, Aloe lingua var. latifolia, Aloe conspurcata, Aloe crassifolia, Aloe lingua var. angustifolia, Aloe obscura, Aloe lingua var. longifolia, Aloe linguiformis, Aloe mollis, Aloe nigricans var. denticulata, Aloe lingua var. crassifolia, Aloe disticha, Gasteria disticha var. major
Family: Asphodelaceae
Gasteria  disticha Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30 F (-1C)

Heat Tolerance: Good in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade preferred, but will take full sun part of the day.

Origin: South Africa (Western Cape)

Growth Habits:

Watering Needs: Moderate water during the growing season


The genus name comes the greek word for stomach.

Blooming Habits:
Blooms in the sping

Fruiting Habits:

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