Video thanks Tim's Garden Centre
Trade name: Eager Beaver™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 1086B'
Description: An early and strong flowering aloe that will eventually grow a stout stem or trunk capable of supporting the massive orange coloured flowers. Suitable as a feature plant in the garden, in a pot or in tough landscaping conditions.
Single stemming Aloe ferox hybrid but can shoot to form shrub
Suitability for potting
Yes - Only very large containers
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
1 per square meter
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)
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 Eager Beaver™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Eager Beaver™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 1086B'