Blue Elf Aloe
- Blue Elf Aloe Plant Description
- Blue Elf Aloe Plant Specs and Regions
- Blue Elf Aloe Water and Light Recommendations
Our favorite aloe at Succy Crafts is the Blue Elf Aloe, otherwise known as the "California Aloe." It's a popular tight-clumping succulent that forms rosettes of upright grey-blue leaves with teeth along the margins. It can grow up to 18" tall and spreads up to 2 feet wide! The leaves turn pinkish-red when stressed. Its flowers are tubular, orange and appear on showy spikes, usually from early winter to early spring. A must have and easy to grow plant for any garden enthusiast.
Native to: South Africa
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Bloomtime: Early Winter to Early Spring
Bloom Color: orange
Suitable to grow Indoors and Outdoors
Recommended light conditions: Bright indirect 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.
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