Aloe arborescens


Candelabra Aloe

Aloe arborescens

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South Africa

Growth Habit:

A clumping perennial with groups of stems spreading 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide.

Growing Requirements:

Shade to partial sun, moderate water. It can adapt to a wide variety of soil types.


A. arborescens is called “Candelabra Aloe” for its spikes of deep red flowers which bloom profusely through the winter months.

Where at Lotusland:

There are many specimens of A. arborescens throughout the Aloe Garden. There is also a planting along the Main Drive by the Sycamore Canyon gate.

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