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Mountain Aloe

Aloe marlothii

Also known as

Flat-Flowered Aloe, Inhlaba, Umhlaba

Full Sun
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Mountain Aloe
A photo of Mountain Aloe
A photo of Mountain Aloe
A photo of Mountain Aloe
A photo of Mountain Aloe

Overview

Aloe marlothii is a striking, robust, large, single-stemmed aloe with a majestic presence. The mountain aloe is without doubt one of southern Africa's most rewarding aloes to grow and adds an interesting slant to aloe culture. This is a common feature plant. ZA Distribution: Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West.

Special Features

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attracts bees