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Aloe rauhii

Snowflake aloe

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Aloe rauhii
  • Common name: Snowflake aloe
  • Family: Asphodelaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, Conservatory, Houseplant, Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Orange

Foliage colour:

Green

Plants in the Aloe genus are easy to grow, forming dense clumps of fleshy, light green leaves with soft toothed margins. Spikes of tubular yellow to orange flowers appear in summer, but rarely in the UK.

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The snowflake aloe, Aloe rauhii is a rare succulent, forming rosettes of triangular, pale green leaves with oval white spots and tiny teeth along the margins. In full sun the leaves develop a purplish orange colour.

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For best results, grow Aloe rauhii indoors as a houseplant, or in well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny part of the garden. Ideally, grow plants in pots, which you can use in patio displays in summer, and move indoors in winter.

How to grow Aloe rauhii

  • Plant size

    15cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Aloe rauhii and wildlife

Aloe rauhii has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Aloe rauhii poisonous?

Aloe rauhii can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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