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Aloe jucunda
Scientific Name: Aloe jucunda G. Reynolds.
Synonym:
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  jucunda Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Semi tender in Phoenix, needs some protection on coldest nights

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent if kept away from direct sun in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Hargeisa Reg, Somalia

Growth Habits: Slowly clumping rosettes, 3 to 4 inches in diameter (8-10 cm)

Watering Needs: Water regularly in spring and summer, keep drier in winter.

Propagation: Offsets, seeds


Aloe jucunda is one of the most attractive aloes as a potted plant. It has a glossy, clean look, stays relatively small and branches readily from the base. As a house plant, it likes bright light but avoid too much direct sun.

Copyright Peter en Gerda van der Puyl

Blooming Habits:
The one-foot tall flower stalks (30 cm) bear pink flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

References:
Dry Climate Gardening With Succulents : The Huntington Botanical Gardens

Check for Field Collection numbers at Ralph Martin's Site


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