ALOE TREE Aloidendron barberae bainesii
Aloidendron barberae, formerly Aloe bainesii and Aloe barberae, also known as the tree aloe, forms a striking focal point in the garden, being an enormous sculptural tree with a neat crown. It is easily propagated. It prefers well-drained soil, especially on a slope, and can tolerate some when small.. In its native climes this slow-growing tree can reach up to 60 feet (18 m) high and 36 inches (0.91 m) in stem diameter. Aloidendron barberae is Africa's largest aloe-like plant. The tree aloe is often used as an ornamental plant. It flowers in winter.
Hardiness zones: 9-11
Seeds per pack: 10
Germination: Aloe barberae normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow the seeds on the surface of a well drained seed sowing mix at about 20°C. Seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days.