Discussion in 'Identification Area' started by Tara100, Oct 4, 2018.
Aloe............., dont know the rest
Hi. From memory it isn't an aloe
So what is it?? Its a nice plant.
It's aloe arborescens I'd been googling for a while, then just came across it online. It's one of my favourite plants. It was a cutting from a holiday in Crete and now it's huge with lots of pups.
I love the Aloe arborescens but don't have any because they get quite large so only have Aloe veras. Here are some in Luz Bay ...
It does look like Aloe arborescens, but the species doesn't have prickles on the back of the leaves. My guess it's an arborescens x humilis hybrid
Ooh interesting! I've asked elsewhere about protecting it for the winter. I can't get it indoors this year due to a back injury. Would it survive in a pop up greenhouse if I fleeced wrapped it? Thanks again.
My Aloes (and other C & S) are kept at a minimum of 5*C Not sure if it would survive a winter in an unheated greenhouse. Perhaps give it a try, but take a cutting from an offset and bring it indoors as insurance.
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