Aloe saponaria – Soap Aloe

$12.00

This is a tropical succulent in the Aloe family that has very attractive green leaves with white spots. This is a good ground cover that is very drought tolerant and also salt tolerant. Hummingbirds are attracted to the showy flowers.

4″ pot, shipped bare-root.

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Description

FAMILY : Liliaceae
ORIGIN : South & Central Africa
MATURE SIZE : 12″
LIGHT : full sun to partial shade
(Plants grown in partial shade usually look healthier and more succulent.)
WATER : let dry before watering
MIN. TEMP. : low 30’s
FLOWER : spring & summer
COMMENTS : salt tolerant

This fast growing aloe is very tolerant of drought and salt. It is an excellent choice for seaside, rock and cactus gardens. Use it as a ground cover under palms, agaves or large cacti. Also a great container plant that will live for years in very little soil. Hummingbirds are attracted to the showy flowers. Called Soap Aloe because the sap from the juicy leaves makes suds in water and can be used as a soap substitute. Freely suckers.

 

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 9 × 24 in
Gardino Nursery