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Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii
Scientific Name: Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii Schönland
Synonym:
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  chabaudii var. chabaudii Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost, hardy in Phoenix to 28°F (-2°C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Northeastern South Africa to Zambia and Malawi, where it grows on granite outcrops.

Growth Habits: Clustering succulent rosettes, occasionally a short stem

Watering Needs: Moderate water in summer, dry in winter

Propagation:


The species is named after John Chabaud, who had this aloe flowering in his garden.

Aloe  chabaudii var. chabaudii

Aloe  chabaudii var. chabaudii

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

Blooming Habits:
Red flowers in winter, although orange or yellow forms occur.

Fruiting Habits:

References:
Guide to the Aloes of South Africa

Check for Field Collection numbers at Ralph Martin's Site


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