Aloe rauhii - Rare Madagascan Aloe - Succulent - 5 Seeds

Seeds for Africa

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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.

Aloe rauhii is a rare succulent endangered drought-resistant plant endemic to Madagascar. Aloe rauhii are less than 15 cm high. Leaf rosettes are approximately 12 cm in diameter. The leaves have characteristic heavily white oval spots with tiny white marginal teeth, the overall appearance of which may resemble snowflakes. Plant propagates via clumping. In full sunlight, the green and white leaves become a purplish orange colour.

USDA Zone - 10

Season to Sow - Spring

 

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