Eager Beaver™

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Eager Beaver - Busy, industrious and zealous

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Description

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.

Plant Info

Plant Size

Medium

Habit

Single stemming Aloe ferox hybrid but can shoot to form shrub

Suitability for potting

Yes - Only very large containers

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

1.4m

Width (approx.)

1.0m

Planting Density

1 per square meter

Foliage Colour

Green

Flower Colour

Orange

Flowering Period

Winter

Water Requirement

Low but plant will benefit from water in very dry climate, particularly in summer.

Attracts Wildlife

Birds (insect eaters and nectar feeding), bees, butterflies

Disease Resistance

Highly resistant to pests and disease

Soil Type

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

High

Light Requirement

Full sun

Frost Tolerance

Medium

Maintenance

- Water during Summer
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)

Purchase Info

There is limited availability of this rare aloe cultivar nationally
Please contact the Aloe-Aloe farm directly to source it at nursery@aloe-aloe.com.au

Legal notes:

 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'