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Dichotomous Tree Aloe

Dichotomous Tree Aloe

Regular price $590.00 USD
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Plant Type: Aloes
Plant Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10-15 feet
Flower Color: bright red or orange
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


The Dichotomous Tree Aloe, scientifically known as Aloe dichotoma, is a striking and architecturally significant species within the Aloe family. This tree-like aloe can reach impressive heights of up to 15 to 20 feet and spread about 10 to 15 feet. It is characterized by its forked, or dichotomous, growth habit, which gives it a unique, branching silhouette.

The leaves of Aloe dichotoma are blue-green to grayish-green in color, narrow, and recurved, forming rosettes at the ends of the branches. The bark is smooth and typically has a golden-brown color, adding to the plant's visual interest.

Native to southern Africa, specifically in regions like Namibia and South Africa, this aloe is adapted to arid environments. It's an ideal choice for xeriscaping, large rock gardens, or as a dramatic focal point in spacious gardens. Due to its size, it's not suitable for small spaces or container gardening.

Aloe dichotoma prefers full sun to partial shade and thrives in well-drained soil. It is drought-tolerant once established, making it a low-maintenance option for water-wise landscaping.

The plant produces striking floral displays, typically in the winter. Tall spikes bearing bright red or orange flowers emerge, providing a striking contrast against the blue-green foliage and attracting various pollinators.

Overall, the Dichotomous Tree Aloe is a magnificent and sculptural plant, ideal for adding a dramatic and exotic touch to large gardens. Its impressive size, unique branching habit, and vibrant winter blooms make it a standout choice for gardeners and landscape designers seeking to create a strong visual impact with their plant selections.

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