Aloe arborescens

Candelabra Aloe, Octopus Plant, Torch Plant

Family: Asphodelaceae Asphodela

Type Perennial, succulent
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Late Spring to Early Fall
Water needs Dry
Landscape uses Container, rock garden, specimen
Height 6' to 12' / 1.80m to 3.60m
Spread n/a
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Blue, green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attractive foilage