Aloe Wickinsii grows long thick green leaves with red margins and dark short spines. If planted in full sun it will turn dark red. This aloe blooms two toned flowers in red and yellow from long thick flower stalks. This aloe will attract humming birds and bees to your drought tolerant landscape.
Plant Specs and Regions
Native to: South Africa and Mozambique
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Bloom Color: red & yellow
Water and Light Recommendations
Recommended light conditions: full sun
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.