Aloe marlothii

ALOE MARLOTHI e1627572626158
ALOE MARLOTHI e1627572626158
ALOE MARLOTHI e1627572626158

Common names: mountain aloe (English). 
Botanical name: Aloe marlothii

Aloe marlothii, also known as mountain aloe, is a large, perennial succulent with striking features. It is well-suited for gardens and is a valuable plant for herbalists. The plant, native to South Africa, is a robust, single-stemmed aloe that can grow up to 6 meters tall. It has broad, succulent leaves and vibrant orange-red flowers, making it an attractive addition to gardens. Aloe marlothii is well-adapted to withstand drought and is used for various purposes, including decoctions for roundworm infestations and as a source of energy for sunbirds. It is recommended for gardens within its natural distribution range, requiring little care and full sun. The plant is also known for its tolerance to frost and its ability to grow in various soil types.

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Family: Asphodelaceae
Type: succulent, tree
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