Aloe arborea/Bush Aloe

Aloe arborea / Aloe arborea
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Close view of floral stalk

Large colony of plants in full bloom in January in Southern California

Clump of the Bush Aloe growing on the Pacific Ocean front in Southern California

Stalk of flowers

Flowers towering over the foliage

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Scientific Name: Aloe arborea
Common Name: Bush Aloe
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Very popular and common succulent in Southern California growing in sunny locations with well drained soil. Produce handsome flowers on tall stalks above the rosettes of thick, silvery-blue foliage. Margins of leaves covered with spines.