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Aloe sinkatana
Scientific Name: Aloe sinkatana Reynolds
Family: Asphodelaceae
Aloe  sinkatana
Aloe sinkatana at the beginning of January
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Generally little protection is needed in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Northern Africa, mountains of Sudan around 3000 feet elevation (1000 m)

Growth Habits: Clumping rosettes, 2 feet tall (60 cm), 2-3 feet in diameter (60-90 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate to little water (every 2 weeks in summer in Phoenix)


Aloe  sinkatana

Aloe  sinkatana

Cultural Practices:
This species is dormant in winter, keep it totally dry at or around 60F (15C).

Blooming Habits:
Pale yellow or bright orange flowers, organized in pyramidal clusters in winter. The flowers attracts hummingbirds at a time when there are not many other hummingbird flowers available.

Fruiting Habits:

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