Fan Aloe

Aloe plicatilis

Fan Aloe  - Aloe plicatilis
Fan Aloe  - Aloe plicatilis

Fan Aloe

Aloe plicatilis

Aloe plicatilis is a large shrub-like succulent with a striking architectural growth structure.  Gray bark-like stems have lage medium green fan-like leaf clusters that range from 8 to 12" long.  Onder plants almost look like a Bonsai tree in structure.  A mature plant may reach up to 4-5 or more, but in their native environment of South Africa, they can get up to 10 plus feet tall.  Give the Fan Aloe well-drained soil and occasional cool season watering in areas where rainfall does not occur.  In Winter/Spring, an orange flower spike will emerge from each fan cluster making for a beautiful presentation.  It will also attracts humminbgbirds and butterflies.  Great for a single specamin in a pot.  Looks incredible at night with landscape lighting.  Native to South Africa.  Hardy to about 25 deg. F.  


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Winter/spring

Mature Height: 4-5'

Mature Width: 4-5'

Attributes: Deer Resistant, Southwestern Garden, Cacti & Succulents


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $49.00
Zone 2 $59.00
Zone 3 $79.00
Zone 4 $99.00
Zone 5 $149.00
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