Trade name: First Gold™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 3675A'
Description: In late summer the first golden flowers of this amazing sun perennial stand out like beacons wherever they are planted.The first inflorescence is followed (in mature specimens) by up to 6 more separate flower spikes that will keep up the flower power deep into the winter months. First Gold™ is single stemming and has uniquely spotted green leaves which turn a redish brown during the coldest time of the year.
Slow stemming, can clump
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
1 per square meter
Spotted green leaves that turn reddish brown during the coldest time of the year
Multiple tall golden yellow spikes
Summer, Autumn, Winter
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
- Sometimes the flower spikes are so tall and massive that they require support (stakes)
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)
The trademark First Gold™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘First Gold™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 3675A'