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 sinkatana is a small, stemless Aloe native to Sudan. Compact clumping rosettes, up to 60 cm tall and 60-90 cm in diameter. Plants are usually stemless or with a short stem up to 30 cm long. The light-green leaves may sometimes be tinged reddish and have oblong white translucent blotches more or less arranged in a series of irregular transverse bands. The margins are soaked in pink and armed with more or less forward pointing sharp, horny pink to brownish teeth. Pale yellow-green to bright orange flowers in winter.
USDA Zone - 10
Season to Sow - Spring
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