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Aloe tomentosa (5 seeds)


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Aloe tomentosa (price per 5 seeds) Native to Saudi Arabia and Yemen. It typically has leaves that are very smooth, and uniformly grey-green, with toothed edges. It is characterized by yellow to pinkish flowers, which are distinctly covered with dense white hairs or wool. The inflorescence is well branched and grows to over l metre in height. 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: Yemen. Harvest: January 2020