Trade name: Capricorn™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 4538'
Description: Spectacular red flowers, becoming white when open, provide a stunning bi-colour floral display in early winter. This large tall stemming aloe hybrid would be a feature plant in any garden and is particularly suitable for landscape applications.
Single stemming tree aloe
Suitability for potting
Yes - Only very large containers
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
1 per square meter
Red to white bicolour
Low but plant will benefit from water in very dry climate, particularly in summer.
Birds (insect eaters and nectar feeding), bees, butterflies
Highly resistant to pests and disease
Most soil types as long as free draining but rich soil preferred. If clay soils must raise plant so water drains away
Ability to cope with high rainfall
- Water during Summer
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)
This cultivar is widely available in commercial quantities across Australia for large landscape projects
Unauthorised commercial propagation or any sale, conditioning, export, import or stocking of propagation material of this variety is an infringement under the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994 ™ The trademark Capricorn™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Capricorn™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 4538'