Aloe 'Black Gem' Cluster Succulent Plant Grown in 8 cm Pot
Aloe Black Gem Plant Description & Care Instructions Aloe Black Gem is an attractive cultivar which makes it a great ornamnetal plant suitable for indoors or outdoors making this a very sought after variety for most collectors. Aloe Black Gem is actually a hyrbid between Aloe speciosa and Haworthia cymbiformis, but commonly referred to as Aloe it is actually technically the xAlworthia genus. Aloes are generally very forgiving plants and will tolerate a variety of conditons. However it does prefer warmer tempertures, but will survive eaily down to single digits. Keep shielded from frosts. This variety is a perennial with long fleshy leaves which offsets easily creating attractiving clumping. The leaves can vary in colour depending on the sun exposure, from green to red to black, with leaves becoming darker with the more sun exposure, hence here it gets its name! This aloe will flower in late spring. They will appear as orange, tubular flowers that grow on a long stem. Aloe Black Gem is quite a small variety growing up to 15 cm tall, however it will offset freely, creating lovely clustering. This plant will suit rockery planting, mass planting, containers and indoors and arrangements. Plant Specifications Your plant will be approx 10-15 cm tall, established with roots. Our plants are posted bare rooted (meaning without a pot with most dirt removed from roots) to reduce spillage and plant damage. Your plant may vary from the specimen pictured, however we will ensure that it is of a similar size and in good health. Delivery Information We send out all orders on Monday to reduce the amount of time your order is in transit. For quarantine reasons we are unable to post to TAS and WA. We are able to combine postage so get in touch prior to purchase. Local pick up is also welcome from Melbourne, Ringwood 3134. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions. We do our best to estimate shipping costs accurately. If the shipping cost paid is greater than the actual shipping charges, we will happily refund the difference.
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