The Stone Aloe ‘Aloe Petricola’

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This stemless, sparsely clustering aloe grows to 18 to 24 inches. Broad-based blue-gray leaves characterize it. Their leaves are lance-shaped, and they can grow to three feet each.

Scientific Name:Aloe petricola
Other Names:Stone Aloe, Rock Aloe
Growth Season:Summer
Preferred Temperature:It does best in daytime temperatures between 75 and 85oF (24-29oC). It is cold hardy to at least 25oF (-4oC).
Hardiness Zone:USDA 9a-11b
Average Mature Height & Width: It grows to a maximum of 18-24 inches, but the inflorescence can reach four feet high. Also, it reaches 2-3 feet.
Dormancy:This plant is winter dormant.
Toxicity:It can have toxic effects in humans and animals when ingested.
Aloe Petricola Summary

Stone Aloe Physical Characteristics

This aloe is stemless, and so forms rosettes from the base. Its leaves are lance-shaped, meaning their base is broad while they taper upward to form a tip. The leaves curve both lengthwise and widthwise. As a result, this succulent gets a ball-like appearance. The leaves may have small teeth on the inner surface, but they always have brown teeth on the margins. It produces inflorescence, which grows reddish-orange flowers. These flowers bloom in mid-winter, thus enlivening whatever location you plant this aloe.

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