Aloe cv. TARRINGTON

Aloe cv. TARRINGTON

Aloe cv. TARRINGTON

Splendid cultivar densely spotted with cream-white prominent linear spots. The flowers are coral red and very showy. Beautiful and easy to cultivate.
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Splendid cultivar densely spotted with cream-white prominent linear spots. The flowers are coral red and very showy.  Beautiful and easy to cultivate.I

Family: Asphodelaceae

Scientific name:  Aloe hybrid cv. TARRINGTON

Origin Garden origin - From Tarrington Exotics nursery (Rudolf Schulz) Australia

It's a nice plant densely spotted with cream-white prominent linear spots and not so difficult in cultivation. 

Description: It is an erect stemless solitary ( later clumping) rosette succulent. The main rosette gets up to 25/45 cm tall and just as wide. Suckers profusely and makes almost a groundcover effect.
Leaves: Lance-shaped, thick green densely spotted with cream-white prominent linear spots - almost streaked, foliage  and 20-30 cm long. The leaf margins are armed with short (not prickly) white teeth. Sometimes has reddish tinge, a sign generally associated with stress.
Flowers:
Showy,  tubular, bright coral-pink. Inflorescence usually simple (not branched). Individual flowers are 5-7cm long.
Blooming season: Warmer month.

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Cultivation:
   It is an  easy plant that usually does not give many problems in cultivation. Needs light shade to filtered sun, but will redden with more light exposure. Regular water in summer, keep dryer in winter, needs good drainage It grows much better outdoors in spring and summer, it is also perfect for the bright windowsill.  Grow it in light, fertile, well-drained, moderate soils, with a slightly acidic pH (5-6). Avoid any frost.
Maintenance:
Removal of old flower stalks; It is a suckering species, and one plant can eventually cover a large area. Divide the crowded clumps periodically. During the winter months, the plants should be grown cool to initiate flower development (about 5-10°C )

Propagation: Suckers, division of older plants.