Trade name: Tangerine Tree™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 4306"
Description: Tree aloe which bears multiple magnificent clean and bright tangerine orange coloured flowers (up to 6 well-branched inflorescences) in winter. It is a hybrid of Aloe thraskii which grows naturally on the east coast of South Africa in sand dunes near the beach leaves. It is is one of the top orange flowering cultivars and would be a great feature plant in any Australian garden.
Single stemming tree aloe with thick trunk
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
1 per 2 square meters
Beautiful, deep grooved & long green leaves
Low but plant will benefit from water in very dry climate, particularly in summer.
Birds (insect eaters and nectar feeding), bees, butterflies
Resistant to pests and disease but need to watch for aphids during hot periods with no rain
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)
™ The trademark Tangerine Tree™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Tangerine Tree™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 4308'