This plant has no fragrance
Fence Aloe Overview
Used for landscaping, this plant forms large clumps that are covered in red or yellow flowers. The Fence aloe flowers throughout the year, with the most flowers visible from early to late winter. Bees are very attracted to them for their pollen and nectar. It is easily propagated from stem cuttings and performs well with regular wetting. Widely used as a traditional medicine for treating purgatory ailments and tapeworms.
Common problems with Fence Aloe
May sometimes be attacked by white scale and aloe snout beetle.
How to harvest Fence Aloe
Seeds should be allowed to dry for at least 3 months after flowering before they are harvested.
How to propagate Fence Aloe
Take stem cuttings and allow to dry for a couple of days. Plant directly into site where required.
Sow seed duirng the sping or summer in a sandy of gavel soil. Germination is within 3 weeks. Keep moist and plant out once large engough to handle
Special features of Fence Aloe
Attracts useful insects
Bees and butterflies are attracted by the nectar produced by the flowers.