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Aloe striata subsp. karasbergensis - 4in

Aloe striata subsp. karasbergensis - 4in

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Aloe striata subsp. karasbergensis, known for its appealing rusty brown to bronze leaf color and symmetrical leaf crowns, is a stemless succulent that grows to 2-3 feet tall and wide. With soft leaves, small marginal teeth, and ornamental striations, it forms rosettes that may clump over time. The plant features broad, rigid to fleshy leaves with pale blue-green to greyish-yellow hues, capable of enduring harsh conditions by turning reddish to protect against UV rays and heat stress. Flowering occurs multiple times a year, mainly in mid to late winter, with dense pyramidal inflorescences bearing dark pink to red tubular flowers. Originating from the arid Great Karasberg Range in South Africa and Namibia, it thrives in desert to semi-desert conditions, often sheltered among boulders and rocky slopes. Cultivation in California is favorable, preferring some shade in extreme heat and well-drained soil to avoid rot. While tolerant of heat, over-irrigation can lead to leaf splitting. Hardy to around 20F in dry soils, it suits Mediterranean-type climates and is suitable for pot culture or dry gardens, adding aesthetic value with its striking foliage and adaptability to various environments.

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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: 23 °F

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