Aloe 'Blue Elf' in the Aloes Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Year Round
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Fire Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Offsets
Other: Stems cut below a node root easily. Cut a stem that has gotten leggy, let it dry out for at least a few hours to form a seal on the cut surface. Place the cutting in rooting medium kept moist, but not wet, until roots form.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Two Aloe ID's by Macrocentra May 7, 2020 12:31 PM 11
Help with identification by legosnell Feb 27, 2020 1:38 PM 4
Aloe plant needing an ID by tattoodwaitress May 17, 2020 2:50 PM 17
Aloe ID. by SDAloeTree Dec 14, 2019 1:28 PM 2
Best performing succulents/cacti in full sun and dry heat, in your garden by _Bleu_ Mar 1, 2019 10:28 AM 30
Show Your Aloes Here by Stush2019 Jan 16, 2021 1:30 PM 1,015
Cactus and tender succulents chat 2017 by Dutchlady1 Jun 10, 2019 6:45 AM 1,215
Unknown aloe tree by Sejla Jun 12, 2020 11:40 PM 6
biggest aloe, I've ever seen!!!! by bhart90 May 16, 2016 2:11 PM 32
Cactus and Succulent chat 2016 by gg5 Apr 11, 2017 11:52 AM 1,827

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