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Aloe castellorum

This listing for information only - We no longer grow this plant  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Aloeaceae (Aloes)
Origin: Saudi Arabia (Asia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow Green
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Aloe castellorum - A small to medium-sized vase-shaped aloe with solitary rosettes of up-turned pale green leaves that have green spines that darken with age. Unbranched flower spikes rise about 2 feet above the leaves bearing waxy greenish-yellow flowers that at first point outwards as buds then lie flat agianst the spike when open. Plant in full sun to light shade. A very drought resistent species. Is reported to be hardy to 28 F. This recently described plant was discovered at fairly high elevations (4500 to 8000 feet) in Saudi Arabia and plants have reportedly also been collected in neighboring Yemen Our plants from seed supplied by Brian Kemble of the Ruth Bancroft Garden.  This description is based on our research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery and our own landscape plantings and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments we receive from others and appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Aloe castellorum
 
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