Aloe plicatilis (Kumara plicatilis)-Large

Thick 26-40 cm 2-y old rooted plant - It is a spectacular species, relative of the genus Aloe with leaves arranged as fans. Kumara plicatilis grows as a shrub or small tree and thrives outdoors in the coastal Mediterranean. It blooms in winter and its flowers are much larger than most aloes !

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Thick 26-40 cm 2-y old rooted plant. Ask us for even larger specimens!

It is a spectacular species, relative of the genus Aloe with leaves arranged as fans. Kumara plicatilis grows as a shrub or small tree and thrives outdoors in the coastal Mediterranean. It blooms in winter and its flowers are much larger than most aloes !

This species was named Aloe plicatilis, until a revolutionary paper was published in 2014: "An augmented molecular phylogeny and classification of Asphodelaceae subfamily Alooideae: towards a resolution of the prickly issue of polyphyly in the alooids.". Manning and other authors, pulled out of the huge genus Aloe the new tiny genus Kumara, comprising just two species.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Africa
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 70cm-200cm
Botanical family Asphodelaceae
Botanical family Xanthorrhoeaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature -20 ºC to -15 ºC
Minimum winter temperature -5 ºC to 0 ºC
Flowering Season Winter
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Red
Care Pot
Shape Succulents
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