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Aloe excelsa

Classification

Order: Liliales
   Family: Aloeaceae
            Genus: Aloe
                        Specie: Aloe excelsa

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Orange-deep red flower spikes from late winter

Uses: Dry gardens

Zones: 9-11

Description: This aloe comes from southeastern areas of Africa. It grows into a tree up to 30 ft (9 m) tall. The single trunk is often clothed with dead leaves and is topped by a large rosette of broad, deeply channelled leaves up to 30 in (75 cm) long. The spikes of

Growth Habit: Single trunk topped with foliage

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