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Aloe ramosissima - 4in

Aloe ramosissima - 4in

Regular price $15.95 USD
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Aloe ramosissima, now classified as Aloidendron ramosissimum, is a striking larger aloe reaching up to 3 meters in height, characterized by heavily branching, smooth stems and small crowns of narrow, glaucous leaves. Originating from Southern Africa's Namib Desert winter rainfall area, it thrives in arid, rocky habitats on hills and mountains, presenting a magnificent sight when well-grown. This slow-growing tree-type aloe boasts profuse branching and smooth, white stems, with a short trunk adorned with satiny, waxy, powdery silver-pink-brown bark, acting as a natural sunscreen. Fleshy leaves and stems store water, while grey powder reflects intense heat. Branching continues with age, forming a dense, spherical shrub with oblong leaves, occasionally tinged with pink and varying in color based on sunlight exposure. Flowering in winter, its short, sparsely branched inflorescences bear large tubular yellow flowers, attracting pollinators like bees and ants. Aloe ramosissima, endemic to the border region between South Africa and Namibia, faces habitat threats from mining and overgrazing, earning its vulnerable status. Care involves minimal summer watering, preferring winter moisture and well-drained sandy soil. Hardy down to 28°F, it thrives in dry tropical or warm temperate gardens, serving as a specimen plant or container-grown houseplant, boasting drought tolerance once established.

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Images of mature specimens shown for reference.

This plant has been grown in a 4" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. The plant is shipped "dry-root" (with out soil).

Current Height: 4 in

Container Size: 4in

USDA Zones: 9b - 11

Frost Tenderness: 28 °F

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