Cape Aloe


SKU: ds657555 Category:

Cape Aloe, scientifically known as Aloe ferox, is a striking succulent native to South Africa, prized for its ornamental appeal and medicinal properties. This robust aloe species forms rosettes of spiky, fleshy leaves with distinctive reddish-brown edges, creating a dramatic visual impact. Known for its resilience, Cape Aloe thrives in a variety of conditions, including arid inland desert climates. Its ability to endure intense sunlight, well-draining sandy soils, and limited water resources makes it well-suited for xeriscaping and water-wise gardening. During the winter months, vibrant orange to red tubular flowers emerge, attracting pollinators. Beyond its aesthetic charm, Cape Aloe has been traditionally used for its healing properties, making it a valuable addition to gardens seeking both visual allure and practical benefits in challenging desert environments.


Dimensions 6303710 × 63028719 in

Full Sun, Part Sun

Foiliage Habit


Fruit Ripens


Growth Rate


Foilage Color


Soil PH

Neutral, Slightly Alkaline, Alkaline

Soil Type(s)

Clay, Loam, Sandy

Fall Color


Flowering Season(s)

Spring, Summer, Winter

Flower Color



Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11

Water Usage

Moderate, High

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