Plant ID forum: ID Please (:

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Name: Lindsey
Ohio (Zone 6a)
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ljones26
Jul 5, 2016 6:44 PM CST
Please ID!!!
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Name: Daniel Erdy
Catawba SC (Zone 7b)
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ediblelandscapingsc
Jul 5, 2016 6:52 PM CST
cool pot Lindsey Thumbs up looks like Aloe Vera
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Name: Lindsey
Ohio (Zone 6a)
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ljones26
Jul 5, 2016 9:04 PM CST
Thank you!! (: I have a large aloe vera also, and this one has hard tendrils (or whatever they are called) instead of the slight squishiness of my other!
Name: Thijs van Soest
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mcvansoest
Jul 5, 2016 11:23 PM CST
Pretty sure it is not Aloe vera. It looks a little short on light. Not sure what exactly it would be. Are the small teeth I see on the leave edges sharp (ie. would they cut you) or more blunt?
Name: Daniel Erdy
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ediblelandscapingsc
Jul 6, 2016 4:13 AM CST
Welcome! to NGA Lindsey I'm glad you could join us. I'm not too big on houseplants because I have so many plants outside I have to tend to but I remember my grandmother growing aloe and it looked similar. mcvansoest is lucky because many of the plants we call houseplants can be grown outside in AZ including Aloe and would know better than me.
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Name: Lindsey
Ohio (Zone 6a)
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ljones26
Jul 6, 2016 4:30 AM CST
Ugh I'm so jealous here in Ohio I don't think mine would do the greatest outside. While I'm home from school it is hard to get all my plants good light, I may have to buy a plant light for them!

The teeth are more blunt!
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Jul 6, 2016 8:21 AM CST

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Not sure if it's an aloe vera either. Maybe @Baja_Costero can shed some light.
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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Baja_Costero
Jul 6, 2016 8:35 AM CST
I agree, the plant is not Aloe vera. Could not say what it is, but it is from that family.
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Jul 6, 2016 9:46 AM CST
My first thought was maybe Gasteria or Gasteraloe of some sort.
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