Written by Maggie
Oct 13 2021
Aloe Perfoliata, commonly called Mitre Aloe, Rubble Aloe, is native to South Africa. Aloe Perfoliata prefers dry soil, light, warm, avoid low temperature, preferably between 16 and 28 ° C.
Aloe Perfoliata, elegant and compact, with pleasant green leaves, is a good choice for viewing Aloe. It is suitable for medium and small potted plants, ornament windowsill, several shelves, tables, etc.
|Botanical Name||Aloe Perfoliata|
|Common Names||Mitre Aloe, Rubble Aloe|
|Mature Size||12″ (30.5 cm) tall 24″ (61 cm) wide|
|Cold||Not cold hardy|
|Sun||Full sun to partial shade|
Aloe Perfoliata is a succulent perennial herb.Plants are solitary or clustered, 30 to 50 cm high, succulent green leaves, alternate when young, alternate when adult.The leaf blade is lanceolate, thick and fleshy, margin with yellowish serrated spines, surface and back with scattered yellowish fleshy protuberances.Loose racemes emerging from the upper part of the leaf cluster, small cylindrical, orange-red, late winter to early spring.
Aloe Perfoliata is native to South Africa.Aloe Perfoliata prefers dry soil, light, warm, avoid low temperature, preferably between 16 and 28 ° C.
Aloe Perfoliata has fewer pests and diseases, anthrax and leaf blight occasionally occurring.The treatment can be sprayed with 1000 times solution of 50% carbendazim wettable powder, 800 times solution of 75% chlorothalonil wettable powder or 800 times solution of 70% methyl tobuzin wettable powder.
Aloe Perfoliata, elegant and compact, with pleasant green leaves, is a good choice for viewing Aloe.It is suitable for medium and small potted plants, ornament windowsill, several shelves, tables and tables, etc.
Aloe Perfoliata are sun-loving succulents that thrive best in the timing and intensity of sunlight in spring and fall. They can be grown in full sun, stored in a well-ventilated semi-shady area during hot summer and stored indoors in a sunny area during winter.
Change the pot
Aloe Perfoliata have strong roots, so they need to be replaced once a year. When replacing the pot, we need to prune the root system that is too long, too old, in order to facilitate the plant's strong growth. Otherwise, it will consume a lot of nutrients in the pot and affect the formation of flower buds.
Aloe Perfoliata, like other succulents, tend to be more resistant to drought and avoid standing water in the soil until it dries out. In midsummer, the temperature is high, the evaporation is large, the need for adequate watering and often to the foliage water;After autumn, to gradually reduce watering, winter keep basin soil slightly dry had better.
Aloe Perfoliata are fat-loving succulents. During the growing season, lean and decomposable liquid or compound fertilizers are applied every 15 to 20 days. Some slow-action fertilizers are spread over the surface of the soil to allow the plants to absorb slowly and have a good effect.Fertilizer is mainly composed of organic matter such as horseshoe pieces, sesame paste residue and liquid fertilizer after fermentation, combined with inorganic quick-effect fertilizer such as potassium dihydrogen phosphate and diamine phosphate.When chasing the fertilizer solution, the basin soil should be fully watered.In addition, should also avoid fertilizer droplets on the leaves, otherwise it will burn the leaves or lead to black spot.
Loose, fertile, well drained and ventilated sandy soil should be used for basin soil. Two parts of leaf sapling soil or peat soil, sand soil or vermiculite can be used, one part of garden soil can be used, and a small amount of decrepit bone meal or plant ash can be added as base fertilizer.
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