Aloe sinkatana

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  • Aloe sinkatana

1 Gallon $6.50 $5.00

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

Minimum purchase of any 4 plants for online orders.

All plants shipped bare root in one-gallon sizes.
Other sizes may be available for pick up from

our growing grounds in Fallbrook, 
CA.

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Aloe sinkatana

  • Names and Synonyms:  
    None
  • Common Names:  
    Sudan Aloe
  • Family:  
    Aloeaceae
  • Origin:  
    Sudan
  • Size Label:  
    1 Gallon
  • Height:  
    6"-1'
  • Width:  
    1-3'
  • Cold Tolerance:  
    25 to 30°F; -3.9 to -1.1°C
  • Heat Tolerance:  
    Very high
  • Light Requirement:  
    Full sun to light shade
  • Water needs:  
    Extremely drought tolerant but light irrigation during hot dry periods will keep the leaves plump.
  • Maintenance:  
    Remove offsets and spent flower spikes as desired.
  • Uses:  
    A very nice plant for succulent and rock or cactus gardens. Good in xeriscape plantings too. Excellent on the top of a wall or hill where the sun can backlight it – when the translucent leaves take on a glowing orange color. Flowers attact hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. Pretty in containers as well.
  • Propagation:  
    Remove and replant offsetting stems. Collect and plant seeds after flowering.
  • Special notes:  
    This aloe has light-green leaves tinged reddish-orange. It has oblong white translucent blotches arranged in a series of irregular transverse bands. The leaf margins are tinged in pink and armed with forward pointing sharp, prickly pink to brownish teeth. This plant will offset freely from its base. The flowers are yellow and held in flattened globes on the end of 1 to 2 foot flower spikes. The heaviest bloom time is in winter. Blooms make long-lasting cut flowers. The leaf juice is valued locally to treat a variety of ailments including skin diseases and digestion problems, fevers, diabetes, tonsillitis and inflammatory colon.