Aloe sinkatana. Fairly quick grower it is a good flowerer and an easy species to care. They do look better with some sun protection though. A young turgid plant. Aloe sinkatana usually doesn’t get larger than 6″, but clusters up to form mounds. The inflorescence is flat-topped and yellow which is unusual for aloes. Welcome to the famous Dave’s Garden website. Join our friendly community that shares tips and ideas for gardens, along with seeds and plants.
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How to Grow and Care for Aloe. Now containing plants. Known Hazards The sap of Aloe species contains anthraquinones. Some of the compounds are found in many species, whereas others occur in only a few[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. The flowers are quite different, though, coming out in mid winter at least here in So Cal and on simple sometimes branched stalks topped with a whorl of yellow-green, dangling flowers.
However, in this colder than average winter of 09 the larger has succumbed to basal rot and kicked sinkagana bucket. A young alow plant in autumn Aloe Species Aloe sinkatana. This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: Growth habit is clustering clump. Aloe sinkatana is a stemless, evergreen, perennial succulent up to 1 feet 30 cm tall, producing a dense rosette of 16 to 20, alloe leaves.
Aloe sinkatana (Sudan Aloe)
Blooms make long-lasting cut flowers. Must be a good flowerer and reproducer as hybrids with this species are flooding the aloe market, and are all over the botanical gardens. On Dec 5,thistlesifter from Vista, CA wrote: In the winter, provide bright light.
CAM plants can fix carbon dioxide at night and photosynthesize with closed stomata during the day, thus minimizing water loss. Probably nicer in its adult clumpy grandeur, but not so exciting when small.
Central Phoenix — A reliable bloomer in my garden in April and May. It is in partial shade, but with afternoon sun making it a hard spot in summer. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.
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It needs strong, bright light. This plant will offset freely from its base. Branches below base from root. Always use a good quality, loamy sandy soil with plenty of drainage with chips at the bottom of containers. The flowers attracts hummingbirds at a time when there are not many other hummingbird flowers available. Incorrect watering, poor drainage or too much shade can lead to attack by pests and diseases. It is however very hardy when grown in full sun with the minimum water.
Other Uses None known Propagation Seed – we have no specific information on this species – in general Aloes are sown in a sandy, well-drained potting soil in a warm, shady position in standard seed trays.
Dangling, bisexual, pale yellow-green to bright orange, organized in simple sometimes branched pyramidal whorl on short flower stems. They do look better with some sun protection though.
Aloe (Aloe sinkatana) in the Aloes Database –
The smaller one’s new leaves are a little cold-bitten, tho’, so hmm who knows? The fruit is a many-seeded capsule, dehiscing loculicidally. Can withstand long periods of drought, but they will thrive and flower more profusely if watered in the correct season. Asphodelaceae as-foh-del-AY-see-ee Info Genus: All the information and photos in cactus art files are now available also in the new the Sinkatsna of Succulents.
Aloe AL-oh Info Species: These include congestion and irritation of the pelvic organs[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
Aloe sinkatana Reynolds In: Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: Post a comment about this plant. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. These compounds have several beneficial medicinal actions, particularly as a laxative, and many species of Aloe are thus employed in traditional medicine.
Long term use of anthraquinone laxatives may also play a role in development of colorectal cancer as they have genotoxic potential, and tumorigenic potential[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. It has oblong white translucent blotches arranged in a series of irregular transverse bands. They grow slowly, but not agonisingly so being able to increase their width by 20 cm per year under favourable conditions.
Given that the species appears to occur along temporary water courses, changes in rainfall pattern and amounts sikatana pose a significant threat to this species. Germination takes about three weeks. On Jul 26,baiissatva from Dunedin, New Zealand wrote:. The leaves are also used to treat fever, diabetic, tonsillitis and inflammatory colon. The leaf margins are tinged in pink to reddish-orange and armed with forward pointing alle, prickly pink to brownish sinkataan. On Jan 21,poeciliopsis from Phoenix, AZ wrote: Whilst safe in small doses and for short periods of time, anthraquinones do have potential problems if used in excess.
Compact clumping rosettes, up sinkkatana 60 cm tall and cm in diameter. This is a Sudan, Africa native.