Aloe Quicksilver - succulentBack in stock: NOW
Easy to grow, frugal with water - this aloe is a lovely indoor plant, and a handsome addition to a waterwise garden. The pale green and silvery-white patterned leaves are beautiful all year round, and happy mature plants will shoot up long slender spires of orange bell flowers as a bonus.
Aloe descoingsii x calcairophylla x bellatula x rauhii 'Quicksilver'APPEARANCE :Easy care succulent with thick juicy pointed leaves, toothed along the edges, growing in a rosette. Leaf colour is light green base, covered in paler stripes that make the leaves appear silvery-white.
USE FOR : Xeriscaping, dry gardens, coastal gardens, as a dramatic accent plant or in a large container.
PLANTING : Plant in free draining soil in pots or out in the garden, taking care to keep the crown above the soil. Suited to full sun and part shade. Protect plants from hard frost.
CARE : Aloe plants require little water. Weekly watering during the warmer months will keep plants looking lush. Keep it drier during the winter to avoid rotting the crown of the plant. Fertilise during spring with an organic liquid feed mixed at half rate. If potted plants become crowded as pups develop, remove young plants and share with neighbours or re-pot.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : 20 - 30cm H
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants with a healthy young root system and will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide. Your plants may be supplied as 'plugs', slightly smaller than our usual tubestock but with a healthy root system ready for planting or potting on. You can see an example in the image gallery
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