Aloe plicatilis

Is there such thing as a succulent shrub? Aloe plicatilis is a short tree-form succulent. Fans of oblong leaves with rounded ends originate at the ends of branches. It blooms with spikes of tubular red-orange flowers in early spring. Attracts hummingbirds. Can reach heights of 6 feet.

Growing conditions

Light: Full sun to partial shade (coastal), partial shade (inland)

Hardiness: 25 degrees Fahrenheit

Maintenance considerations

Fairly easy care plant. Provide some supplemental water during hot, dry summers.

Companion plants

Plant with lower-growing groundcover-type succulents. The rounded leaf shape contrasts nicely with finely textured, spiky plants.


Collections: Aloe, Large Succulent Specimen Plants

Type: Unknown Type