Aloe is a genus containing about 400 species of flowering succulent plants. The most common and well known of these is Aloe vera, or "true aloe". The genus is native to Africa, and is common in South Africa's Cape Province, the mountains of tropical Africa, and neighbouring areas such as Madagascar, the Arabian peninsula, and the islands of Africa.
Native to Kenya. Aloe elgonica is an evergreen, succulent shrub with erect or decumbent stems that can be 1 metre or more long. The stems branch from the base, often forming large, dense clumps. Each stem is topped by a rosette of leaves. The plant has become vulnerable due to harvesting for medicinal purposes.
USDA Climate Zone - 10
Season to Sow - Spring
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