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Aloe dawei
Scientific Name: Aloe dawei A. Berger
Synonym: Aloe pole-evansii, Aloe beniensis
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  dawei Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Generally little protection is needed in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Does better with some shade in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Mountains of eastern and central Africa (Uganda, Congo, Rwanda)

Growth Habits: Clustering elongated succulent rosettes, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Fairly drought tolerant, but looks better with regular watering

Propagation: Seeds, stem cuttings

Aloe  dawei

Aloe  dawei

Blooming Habits:
The Aloe dawei has red-orange blossoms in winter.

Fruiting Habits:

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