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Products > Aloe 'Good As Gold'
 
Aloe 'Good As Gold' - Texas Aloe
 
Working on getting this plant out in the field but it is not yet available listing for information only! 

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Aloeaceae (now Asphodeloideae)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Spring
Parentage: (Aloe maculata hybrid)
Height: 1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Aloe 'Good As Gold' A stemless hardy Aloe maculata hybrid to 1 tall by 2 feet wide. It has board lanceolate leaves with white spots like typical Aloe maculata (AKA Aloe saponaria) with a 2 foot tall branching inflorescence of bright orange flowers in the early spring. Ideally suited for full sun but grows vegetatively very well in light shade with limited flowering. Drought tolerant. Hardy to about 15-20 degrees F. We got this tough aloe from Pat McNeal of McNeal Growers when visiting Austin for the 2013 Cactus and Succulent Society of American Convention. Pat told us that he got the plant from garden designer, nurseryman and author Tom Peace who had it from his parents garden in Lockhart, Texas, where it was growing up against the wall of the home and tolerating temperatures down to the mid-teens.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted on this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in the nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we 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 'Good As Gold'.
 
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