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Aloe capitata


Type = Tree Aloe

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Scientific Name :
Aloe capitata var. capitata
Family :
Asphodelaceae (as-foh-del-AY-see-ay)
Common Names :
Aloe capitata
Genus :
Afrikaans Name :
Specie :
capitata ( (kap-ih-TAY-tuh)
sun Exposure
Sun to Partial Shade
Origin :
Central Madagascar
best season
Mid Winter
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
bloom time
Aloe Cernua
Foliage:Evergreen, Blue-green,succulent
Flower Color: Bright Yellow
Soil Requirements :
Water needs: Moderate water in summer, dry in winter
Usage: Grown for foliage
Other Details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Provides winter interest
Other Info: A very attractive stem less deep blue-green aloe from Madagascar with incredible yellow flowers in winter. Has sparse, thick and slightly knobby leaves.
Other Varieties : Aloe capitata var. quartziticola ; Aloe capitata var. cipolinicola
Aloe capitata var. silvicola ;Aloe capitata var. gneissicola


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