Also known as
Olifants River Cliff Aloe, Olifantsrivier Krans-Aalwyn
This plant has no fragrance
Penge Aloe Overview
Attractive branched succulent with drooping stems from cliffs. Plants proliferate from the base forming pendent shrubs. Leaves lanceolate, softly succulent, grey green, the leaves to about 0,7 m long in dense rosettes. The inflorescence is a raceme bending upwards with pendent orange-red flowers. Attracts many bird species to the garden. ZA Distribution: Limpopo, Mpumalanga.
Common problems with Penge Aloe
Scale insects, snout weevils, aphids, fungal diseases, Aloe cancer mite.
How to harvest Penge Aloe
Harvest seed during spring or autumn
How to propagate Penge Aloe
Sow seed during spring or summer in shallow trays in a sandy well-drained mixture. Plant out as as soon as it is large enough to handle.
Offshoots can be rooted in sand during spring or summer