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Aloe ferox

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Red tinted leaves with spines

Uses: Dry gardens

Zones: 9?10

Description: Ferox means fierce, which is an excellent description of the red-brown teeth that edge the 24?36?in (60?90?cm) long leaves of this tree-sized aloe from the Cape region of South Africa. The leaves are often red-tinted and sometimes bear spines on th

Growth Habit: Single trunk topped with foliage

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