ABOUT ALOE SPECKLED
One of the most gorgeous Aloesloe microstig (Cape Specked Aloe) is an evergreen succulent perennial orning solitary or small dumps of beautiful rosettes of blue gren eaves, which warm up to reddish brown if suffering fom environmental stress. he leaves are adorned with conspicuous white spots, which contrast nicely with the redish teeth along the edges. his Aloe produces several unbranched spies flowers, 3t al 90 Cm), that are red in bud and open to orange and yellow orange.Noted sometimes for ther color look. the cheerful flowers brighten the dull winter landscape with their towering warm colors reminiscent of flames on candes.
Grows up to 1-2 ft. tall and wide (30-60 cm).
Easily grown in wel-drained sis in full sun. Tolerates weekly watering in the summer once a moth r not a all in the winter. Can withstand long periods of drought but ill grove and flower more profusely watered in the correct season.
Great for beds and borders rock gardens suculent gardens or Mediterranean gardens. deal as an accent plant in sunny borders or in decorative containers.
Dear resistant. The flowers produce nectar and are attractive to birds and bees Virtually disease free. Watch for scale insects and aphids.
Aloe microstigma is best grown from fresh seeds that are sown in summer or fll. Native to South Atrica
DESCRIPTION: Easy care succulent with spiny looking green leaves each interestingly marked in a pattern. Plants mature to tidy rosettes, perfect for succulent gardens and pots.
USES: Ornamental plant ideal in well lit areas
PLANTING: Plant in free draining soil in pots or out in the garden, taking care to keep the crown above the soil. Suited to full sun and part shade. Protect plants from frost.
CARE: Aloe plants require little water. Weekly watering during the warmer months will keep plants looking lush. Fertilise during spring with an organic liquid feed mixed at half rate. If potted plants become crowded as pups develop, remove young plants and share with neighbours or re-pot.