Moonglow™

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Description

Trade name: Moonglow™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid LEO3151A
Description: Magnificent compact pale yellow flowers appear on this medium sized stemming aloe from an early age in mid winter. A mature plant has one of the best flower to plant ratios of all hybrids in the collection.

Plant Info

Plant Size

Medium

Habit

Normally single rosette but can shoot and form a shrub

Suitability for potting

Yes

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

0.8m

Width (approx.)

0.5m

Planting Density

2 per square meter

Foliage Colour

Green

Flower Colour

Yellow

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

Resistant to pests and disease but need to watch for aphids during hot periods with no rain

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

Low

Maintenance

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

Purchase Info

Legal notes:

™ The trademark Moonglow™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Moonglow™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 3151A'