A fantastic Aloe closely related to Aloe vera which is proven to be hardy down to at least -10 degrees centigrade. Aloe striatula grows fairly quickly into an architectural multi-stemmed specimen around 1 metre in height and spread.
Site in a sunny position in well-drained soil (or pot) to ensure good growth and flowering. It has tall candle-like yellow/orange flowers in mid summer. Very easy to grow and look after.
- Position:Full sun tolerant of windy and coastal positions.
- Soil:All free-draining soils,.
- Eventual Size:Up to 1 metre, but can be pruned.
- Habit:Slightly Spreading.