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Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii
Scientific Name: Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii Schönland
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


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:

Guide to the Aloes of South Africa

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