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Fence Aloe

Aloiampelos tenuior

Also known as

Slender Aloe, IKhalene, InTelezi

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Fence Aloe

Aloiampelos tenuior leaves
Aloiampelos tenuior growing in Kirstenbosch
Aloiampelos tenuior var. rubriflora growing in Kirstenbosch
Flowers are visited by bees
Flowers are also visited by sunbirds at Kirstenbosch

Fence Aloe Overview

This rambling aloe forms large clumps topped with masses of delicate, yellow or red flowerheads in summer, and is a useful and undemanding landscape plant. It was previously called Aloe tenuior.

How to propagate Fence Aloe

Cuttings

By stem cuttings.

Special features of Fence Aloe

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Fence Aloe

Ornamental, mainly grown for its flowers but also for foliage interest. The leaves are used as a traditional remedy for tapeworm.

Medicinal