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Aloe broomii var. broomii
Scientific Name: Aloe broomii var. broomii Schonl.
Synonym:
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  broomii var. broomii Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Central South Africa (Upper Karoo)

Growth Habits: Usually solitary large rosette, up to 3 ft in diameter (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water in summer, dry in winter

Propagation:


Large rosettes solitary aloe with an inflorescence of orange flowers.

Aloe  broomii var. broomii

Cultural Practices:
This species is generally dormant in winter, keep it dry at or around 40F (4C).

Blooming Habits:
The Aloe broomii has unbranched flower stalks, up to 4 feet tall (1.2 m), appear in late winter to early spring. The flowers are pale orange with cream colored bracts.

Fruiting Habits:

References:
Dry Climate Gardening With Succulents : The Huntington Botanical Gardens
Guide to the Aloes of South Africa

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