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Aloe boylei (100 seeds)


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Aloe boylei. (Asphodelaceae) Grasaalwyn, Broad Leaved Grass Aloe. It is a very hardy, deciduous grass Aloe with large flat, upright, broad leaves that end in a point and have a few white spots at the base and white teeth on the margins. The lovely tubular, salmon pink flowers, which taper off to green tips. The leaves can be cooked and eaten. 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. Locality: Fouriesburg. Harvest: January 2024