How to harvest Peninsula Rambling Aloe
Seeds should be allowed to dry for at least 3 months after flowering before they are harvested.
How to propagate Peninsula Rambling Aloe
Sow seeds during warm summer months. Cover with thin layer of course sand. Place seed trays in well-ventilated area with ample shade.
Collect stem cuttings from parent plant and plant directly into sandy growth medium.
Special features of Peninsula Rambling Aloe
Sunbirds are attracted by the nectar-producing flowers.
Attracts useful insects
Attracts honeybees that feed off nectar produced by flowers.
Requires little watering.
Other uses of Peninsula Rambling Aloe
Plant in your rockeries or in dry borders.
The juice is taken as a laxative, dried crystals of the leaf sap can be taken orally also as a laxative and for arthritis. The raw bitter sap is used to treat conjunctivitis and sinusitis. The thick, golden-brown leaf gel is applied topically to sooth skin irritations, cuts, bruises and sun burn.