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Aloe hereroensis
Scientific Name: Aloe hereroensis Engl.
Synonym: Aloe hereroensis var. lutea, Aloe hereroensis var. hereroensis, Aloe hereroensis var. orpeniae, Aloe orpeniae
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  hereroensis Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun in general, light shade in Phoenix

Origin: South Africa (Northern Cape Province, Free State), Namibia, Angola

Growth Habits: Usually solitary, 20 inch wide rosette (50 cm)

Watering Needs: Needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds

Light greenish grey leaves, 1/10th of an inch, lighter colored, thorns on the leaf edges. The leaves are visibly striated with lighter more yellow tinge, less visible are a lighter colored spot pattern. The leaves are 12" long (30 cm) 3" wide (7.5 cm)

Aloe  hereroensis

Aloe  hereroensis

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

Blooming Habits:
Yellow to red flowers in winter.

Fruiting Habits:

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