|Short Leaved Aloe|
|Propagation: Seeds:||Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow seeds in sandy soil. Seeds germinate in a few weeks at temperatures between 68 and 75 degrees F. Seedlings need moist but well-drained soil.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
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:||Needs excellent drainage in pots
|Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Mar 12, 2018 8:53 PM
Small clumping aloe from the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa with glaucous blue/green leaves and unbranched reddish flowers. The leaves usually have a line of spines along their underside. The shape of the rosette will depend on the variety, the exposure, and the care. The rosette may close in on itself in full sun or drought stress, especially in dense clumps. It may be erect or spreading (sometimes less glaucous) in protected locations like a greenhouse setting.
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