Aloe sinkatana. Fairly quick grower it is a good flowerer and an easy species to care. They do look better with some sun protection though. A young turgid plant. Aloe sinkatana usually doesn’t get larger than 6″, but clusters up to form mounds. The inflorescence is flat-topped and yellow which is unusual for aloes. Welcome to the famous Dave’s Garden website. Join our friendly community that shares tips and ideas for gardens, along with seeds and plants.

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Aloe AL-oh Info Species: In the winter, provide bright light. Removal of old flower stalks ; Divide the crowded clumps periodically. I just cant get excited about it, however- not certain why! Can withstand long periods of drought, but they will thrive and flower more profusely if watered in the correct season. On Jul 26,baiissatva from Dunedin, New Zealand wrote: The leaf margins are armed with prominenthorny, pink or brownish teeth.

Some of the compounds are found in many species, whereas others occur in only a few[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. Given that the species appears to occur along temporary water courses, changes in rainfall pattern and amounts might pose a significant threat to this species. The light-green leaves may sometimes be tinged reddish and have oblong white translucent blotches more or less arranged in a series of irregular transverse bands.

However, in this colder than average winter of 09 the larger has succumbed to basal rot and kicked the bucket. Compact plant with short flower stem.

Aloe (Aloe sinkatana) in the Aloes Database –

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. This aloe is very tolerant of droughtalthough the tips of the leaves may wither and curl during hot, dry periods. Germination takes about three weeks.


They grow slowly, but not agonisingly so being able to increase their width by 20 cm per year under favourable conditions. The fruit is a many-seeded capsule, dehiscing loculicidally.

I suspect the rot set in during late summer, since it had failed to thrive since then when I think about it, so my heavy hand with the watering can might be to blame rather than the cold. On Jan 21,poeciliopsis from Phoenix, AZ wrote: Sibkatana sinkatana has a very small native range, occurring in a very arid region of Sudan where rainfall can be erratic. Long term use of anthraquinone laxatives may also play a role in development of colorectal cancer as they have genotoxic potential, and tumorigenic potential[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.

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The flowers are quite different, though, coming out in mid winter at least here in So Cal and on simple sometimes branched stalks topped with a whorl of yellow-green, dangling flowers. It has oblong white translucent blotches arranged in a series of irregular transverse bands.

Aloe sinkatana

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: It grows much better outdoors in spring and summer. On Jul 26,baiissatva from Dunedin, New Zealand wrote:. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the Davesgarden. It sucker below base from root and forms large groups. Always use a good quality, loamy sandy soil with plenty of drainage with chips at the bottom of containers. How to Grow and Care for Aloe. Aloe Species Aloe sinkatana. Both the leaves and leaf exudate are valued for treating a variety of ailments, including skin diseases, constipation, fever, tonsillitis, haemorrhoids and inflamed colon[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.


Other Uses None known Propagation Seed – we have no specific information on this species – in general Aloes are sown in a sandy, well-drained potting soil in a warm, shady position in standard seed trays.

Aloe sinkatana Reynolds In: Dangling, bisexual, pale yellow-green to bright orange, organized in simple sometimes branched pyramidal whorl on short flower stems. Aloe sinkatana is a stemless, evergreen, perennial succulent up to 1 feet 30 cm tall, producing a dense rosette of 16 to 20, light-green leaves.

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Aloe Species

Aloe sinkatana Fairly quick grower it is a good flowerer and an easy species to care. Habitat Flat sandy stony khors and wadis small to larger ephemeral water-courses and sometimes with Sinkataana abyssinica and Dracaena ombet nearby. It need full sun to partial shadebut plants grown in partial shade usually look healthier and more succulent.

This, plus their succulent leaves and stems, and the presence of a thick cuticle, makes them well adapted to dry conditions[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Sinkatwna.

The heaviest bloom time is in winter. These compounds have several beneficial medicinal actions, particularly as a laxative, and many species of Aloe are thus employed in traditional medicine. Central Phoenix — A reliable bloomer in my garden in April and May. The leaf margins are tinged alie pink to reddish-orange and armed with forward pointing sharp, prickly pink to brownish teeth.

It makes an excellent ground cover, grows best in a sunny position and makes a long lasting cut flower.

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