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Aloe thraskii - Natal Aloe with Yellow Flowers


Aloe thraskii - Natal Aloe with Yellow Flowers  (Aloe thraskii - Natal Aloe)

This Aloe is probably more than 23 feet/ 7 meters tall. I'm 6 feet tall/ 1.8 meters tall and it dwarfs me. Photo taken Jan. 2, 2010



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Great picture !

3 Jan, 2010

 

Louise1:

Thanks! : > )

3 Jan, 2010

 

Could you grab me some seed the next time it blooms!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Seriously though, how old would that be do you think?

3 Feb, 2016

 

I'll see if I can get you seed. Typically, most people plant them from cuttings, though.

I'm not sure how old these are...they grow relatively fast here. I'm guessing 10 to 15 years old.

This photo really doesn't show of this Aloe too well. There's too many palms around them. The previous photo shows off the flowers better.

4 Feb, 2016

 

I don't really expect you to climb one for me!!!!!!!!!

4 Feb, 2016

 

The seeds do fall to the ground...I would guess. The seeds wouldn't ripen, most likely until late spring.

5 Feb, 2016

 

Nice pic. Reminds me of Jurrasic Park.

21 Mar, 2017

 

It was a really hot day on Mission Bay at the Bahia Hotel. Yes, it kind of resembles Hawaii, where Jurassic Park was filmed.

21 Mar, 2017

 

its hard to believe that's actually an Aloe plant. There's hardly any resemblance from when it was small.

21 Mar, 2017

 

The Aloe pic I took at the San Diego Zoo may be another species of Aloe. There's so many species and hybrids which grow wild here.

Some grow into big trees more than 50' tall. Most of the tall varieties usually top out at 30', though.

21 Mar, 2017

 

Is aloe an edible plant or just medicinal?

21 Mar, 2017

 

There'a Aloe juice. It's mostly used medicinally.

22 Mar, 2017



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