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Botanical Name: Aloe marlothii
Common Name(s): Mountain aloe
It has spinestudded and toothed green to gray-green foliage. Aloe marlothii has branching inflorescences, with orange to golden flowers in Winter.
Synonym: Aloe marlothii var. marlothii
Botanical Pronunciation: Al-loh-ee mar-LOTH-ee-eye
Semi Frost Hardy
This plant bears branching inflorescences, with orange to golden flowers in Winter.
The foliage are evergreen and spinestudded, toothed green to gray green leaves.
Aloe must be treated like Cactus and water when nearly dry. Over watering will kill this plant.
Inhlaba or Umhlaba (Z)
Plant in well drained sandy soils. Plant in full sun and avoid shade.
1-4m * 1.5-3m
Sandy , Well drained
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Uses in landscape design
Plants can be used as living pillars along driveways or fences or less formally as scattered feature plants in the garden landscape.
Indigenous gadening (South Africa)