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Aloe broomii
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Aloe broomii

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Aloe broomii.(Aloaceae) Snake aloe ( Eng. ); Slangaalwyn (Afr.). It is a short-stemmed, robust aloe reaching a height of 1.5 m, including the inflorescence. It is usually solitary, but occasionally the heads divide to form groups of up to 3 rosettes. The leaves are green, with reddish brown teeth along the margins, and are arranged in a dense rosette. The inflorescence is a densely flowered, un-branched raceme 1.0 – 1.5 m long. The flowers are pale greenish yellow. Sowing : Use a sterile, well-drained, sandy medium and cover lightly with a 2 mm layer of sand. Keep moist and place in a warm, sheltered position that receives good light but no direct sun, and with free movement of air. Germination is usually within 2–3 weeks during the warm summer months. Locality : Springfontein. Date of harvest : December 2016