Succulents

Aloe Retro Succulents® Guido™

Aloe 'Guido'
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POS ID: 161248
Light green rosettes feature stripes of creamy white and ridged edges. Flower spikes of red and orange pop in the summer.
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Container Size:
1 gallon
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Quick Facts

  • Unique markings on foliage
  • Drought tolerant
  • Waterwise

Details

Light green rosettes feature stripes of creamy white and ridged edges. Flower spikes of red and orange pop in the summer.

Weight: 3 lbs

Container Size: 1 gallon

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About This Plant

Type

Succulents

Leaf Color

Green

Flowering

Flowering

Mature Height

Up to 8 inches

Mature Width

Up to 8 inches

Features

Unique foliage and color

Grower/Brand

Monrovia

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Seasonality

Leaf Lifespan

Evergreen

Leaf Time of Year

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Plant Care Tips

Planting Instructions
Dig a hole at least twice the diameter of the root ball and 1.5 times deeper. Amend heavy soils with gravel, coarse sand, or a cactus and succulent mix to improve drainage. Return a few inches of soil mixture to the planting hole. Remove the plant from the container and gently tease out the roots on the surface of the root ball. Plant with the top of the root ball at ground level. Back-fill around the root ball with the rest of the soil mixture, gently firming it in as you go, and build a short berm of soil around the plant to create a watering basin. Water the plant thoroughly to settle the soil around the roots. Water new plants lightly but frequently to avoid rotting the roots. Check for water needs every few days to once per week. Mulch with gravel to improve drainage of water from the base of the plant.
General Care Description
Plant in a well drained soil with full sun if in coastal areas. Allow to nearly dry before rewatering.

Effort of Care

Low

Soil Type

Lean, loose, sandy or rocky, fast-draining soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Needs

Thrives in both full sun and partial sun

Water Needs

Requires regular watering after planting and until established. Do not over water during cooler months.

Disease and Pests

Leaf spot is a common issue for this plant.

USDA Hardiness Zone

9

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