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Aloe hybrida Black Gem

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Wantirna
A10, C7, Indoor
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Wantirna
A10, C7, Indoor
Size: 7cm
Available: 17
$/Unit (EX GST): $2.62 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $2.89 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Aloe hybrida Black Gem Succulent,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Succulents & Cacti Clumping, Dense, Rosette

Description:
An attractive and compact Aloe that has very tightly clumped succulent foliage of green turning to dark shades of nearly black when grown in full sun. In spring orange to red flower spikes appear. The plant gets to about 10cm tall and makes a great display suitable for containers and garden beds. Looks great when used as mass plantings or as a colour contrast with other succulents.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
<15cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free, Mealy Bugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Xanthorrhoeaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Black, Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Tender
Wind: High
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