Aloe x pachyveria ‘Bill Baker’


  • Botanical name: Aloe x pachyveria 'Bill Baker'
  • Common name: Aloe
  • Family: Asphodelaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, House plant, Perennial
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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.


Aloe x pachyveria ‘Bill Baker’ bears huge rosettes of short fat silver-green leaves with a soft downy coating. It’s perfect for growing in containers on a sunny patio. ‘Bill Baker’ can withstand mild frosts, but it’s best to bring bring pots indoors in autumn to ensure winter survival.

How to grow Aloe 'Bill Baker'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

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

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A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

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Do Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Aloe 'Bill Baker' and wildlife

Aloe 'Bill Baker' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Aloe 'Bill Baker' poisonous?

Aloe 'Bill Baker' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Aloe 'Bill Baker'