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Aloe compressa (2 seeds)


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Aloe compressa (price per 2 seeds) It is a small solitary species, without suckers, and stemless or very short-stemmed The 15-20 leaves are distichous (placed in a double row lying over each other and forming a flattened ‘fan’), grey or blue green 12-15 cm long, 5 cm broad. 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.  The tall, unbranched inflorescence has small; white flowers. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: July 2020