My aloe - Can you ID it please?

valeriev(z9 Bay Area CA)June 14, 2012

HI. Here is my aloe that a girlfriend of mine gave to me when she moved across the country. It was in a little 10" pot when she gave it to me a year ago. It's since gone crazy, growing. She even produced a baby.

Anyone know what type of aloe this is??

Mama

Baby

Thanks guys!!!!

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Beachplants(Z11)

Aloe vera for the second one, first one - not sure. Wonder Lzrddr will check this...

    Bookmark   June 14, 2012 at 12:59PM
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valeriev(z9 Bay Area CA)

The baby come from the big plant. So, usually that means they are the "same kind"?

    Bookmark   June 14, 2012 at 1:14PM
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cactusmcharris

You've got the same Aloe vera chinensis that's commonly sold as Aloe vera (which has yellow flowers and its rosette is more compact). A. v. c. has orange flowers as is a flopper if not grown in direct light (like mine isn't) - it tightens up in more sun / less water but you want to acclimate it to full sun.

    Bookmark   June 15, 2012 at 12:47AM
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