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Hybrid Aloe 'Cosmo'

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Cosmo is a popular variety of Hybrid Aloe, which belongs to the Aloe genus (Aloe x 'Cosmo'). This variety is a Succulent that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Cosmo is known for its Clump-Forming habit and growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (7.8 inches).

South Africa is believed to be where Cosmo originates from.

As Cosmo Hybrid Aloe is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Cosmo have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Cosmo

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly.

Growing Cosmo from seed

Transplanting Cosmo

Harvesting Cosmo

Hybrid Aloe Cosmo Etymology

The genus name Aloe is derived from the Arabic, Alloch or Alloeh1, and translated as Allal in Greek and Hebrew, meaning “shining bitter substance”, which describes aloe sap2.


1 :The South African Gardeners Survival Manual, by Ann Bonar; First published 1985

2 Aloe Vera