It requires protection from frost. The leaves turn red when frost burned. Needs room to grow, bearing in mind that the truck can become very wide at the base.
This aloe is native to South Africa. The trunk and branches are grey, and fork out to form a crown of fleshy green succulent leaves. This aloe flowers in winter. The blooms are an orangey pink shade. Moderate growth rate when young, slowing down with age.
Well drained humus. Requires adequate water but may get root rot if overwatered.
Single trunk, Umbrella shaped