Aloe dawei (Aloaceae) An Aloe from Uganda with beautifull red flowers in winter. It is a smaller Aloe and form nice clumbs. The leaves are long, narrow, bright green and edged with small teeth. Plant in full sum to semi shade. Date of harvest : June 2009. Locality : Ex Hort. Sowing : Seeds germinate very well but may damp off if overwatered. Use a mixture of river sand, compost and soil to sow seeds in. Sprinkle the seeds evenly on the surface and cover with a layer of small pebbles. The pebbles help the seedlings to stay upright and prevent damping off. Keep seed tray in a dry warm corner and do not allow to dry out. Transplant the seedlings after one year.