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.
Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Water Needs: Low
Bloom Season: Winter/spring
Mature Height: 4-5'
Mature Width: 4-5'
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!
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