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Aloe pearsonii
Scientific Name: Aloe pearsonii Schonl.
Synonym:
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  pearsonii Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Generally little protection is needed in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: South Africa (extreme northwest of Northern Cape Province), Namibia

Growth Habits: Clumping stem aloe

Watering Needs: Very little water

Propagation: Offsets, cuttings, seed


The specimen on the picture is a stem aloe with triangular 3-4" long (8-10 cm) and 1" wide (2.5 cm) leaves. The leaves have a red green top a green underside, and have 1/20" (1 mm) thorns on the edges.

Copyright Peter en Gerda van der Puyl

Blooming Habits:
Red, orange or yellow inflorescences in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

References:
Guide to the Aloes of South Africa

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