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Aloe ciliaris

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Climbing Aloe is part of the Aloe genus and its scientific name is Aloe ciliaris.

This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Red-orange. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Fern green

Climbing Aloe grows as an evergreen and is a flowering herb / succulent. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year.

Normally grows with a climbing habit. Expect blooming to occur in early winter.

Climbing Aloe is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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

How to grow Climbing Aloe

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water very sparingly. The USDA Zones typically associated with Climbing Aloe are Zone 9 and Zone 11. Climbing Aloe requires a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 6.5 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil. Keep in mind when planting that Climbing Aloe is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

See our list of companion Plants for Climbing Aloe to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Climbing Aloe from seed

Transplanting Climbing Aloe

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Climbing Aloe is a tender plant.

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Climbing Aloe 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.

Other names for Climbing Aloe

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

2 Aloe Vera

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