Aloe africana

Aloe africana grows with fleshy leave that recurve toward the ground. In full sun the leaves can develop a reddish color. We have red and yellow flowering varieties. Tall flower spikes begin blooming from the bottom, up in mid to late winter. Leaves have large teeth along the edges. Tree-like habit. Plant can grow up to 6 feet tall. Attracts hummingbirds.

Growing conditions

Light: Full sun

Hardiness: 25-30 degrees Fahrenheit

Maintenance considerations

Needs occasional watering during the summer. Remove flower stalk after bloom and prune off dead leaves.

Companion plants

Plant low-growing succulents to show off this specimen. Also pairs well with drought-tolerant, finely textured ornamental grasses. 

Collections: Aloe, Large Succulent Specimen Plants

Type: Unknown Type