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Products > Aloe 'Malibu Peach'
 
Aloe 'Malibu Peach'
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Aloeaceae (now Asphodeloideae)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Peach
Bloomtime: Fall/Winter
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 4-5 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Aloe 'Malibu Peach' - A dense shrubby aloe to 4 to 5 feet tall or more by equal width with 18 inch wide rosettes of pale green red tinged leaves. In late fall through mid-winter appear the flowers on unbranched stems with the buds a light peach to orange and flowers opening to a cream color. Plant in full to part sun in a well-drained soil and irrigate occasionally to infrequently - Drought tolerant. Hardiness not known yet but based on its presumed parentage it will likely be hardy down to at least 25 F. We got our cuttings of this very attractive aloe in 2012 from a garden along the Malibu coast, where it was growing unirrigated along bluffs just above the beach. Those we have asked about it do not recognize it as any named cultivar but note that it looks to have affinities to Aloe arborescens. We named it 'Malibu Peach' until such time as someone may recognize it.  The information on this page is based on the research that we have conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from what we have found on reliable online sources, as well as from observations made of our crops of this plant growing in the nursery and of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Aloe 'Malibu Peach'.
 
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