The most striking feature of this aloe is its many leaves that are arranged in a spiral pattern. The species is highly sought after as an ornamental, but is difficult to cultivate and usually soon dies if removed from its natural habitat.
Generally not harvested.
Sow seeds when ripe in sandy soil.
Aloes can go long periods with little water.
Africa, Lesotho, South Africa, The Drakensberg area
Cold interior and high altitudes
Soil PH preference
One of the most beautiful aloe because of the spiral arrangement of its leaves.
Red to salmon pink, Pink, Red
Like most aloes, susceptible to scale insects and mealy bugs.