Trade name: Turkish Delight™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid ‘LEO 419’
Description: This large aloe cultivar is capable of producing up to 21 flowers (7 large inflorescences, each with 3 racemes) giving a graceful display of pink and white in late winter. The plant has pale grey-green unusual recurving leaves.
Trailing form and rarely shoots
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
1 per 2 square meters
Pale grey green
Rose pink to white bicolour
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
Medium (not extreme frost)
- Water during Summer
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)
- At maturity (after 6 years)Turkish Delight™ may need to be support by wedging a rock under it so that the rosette rights itself
The trademark Turkish Delight™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. Ltd. ‘Turkish Delight™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 419'.