I quickly potted them on and to begin with I thought the growth was slow. Aloe polyphylla is a coveted ornamental succulent from the Drakensberg Mountains of Southern Africa. Late february (this year!) Easy to grow, drought tolerant succulent plants. Aloe polyphylla is probably one of the most sought after of all succulents. Aloe polyphylla, commonly known as the ‘Spiral Aloe’ is one of those evergreen succulents that once seen is never forgotten. Description. If proper conditions to support its growth are not achieved, Spiral Aloe can die.There are 3 possible factors that could lead to the death of your Aloe polyphylla – overwatering, extreme cold, hot temperatures, and infestation. More available.. eBay Marketplaces GmbH (of Helvetiastraße15-17, 3005, Bern, Switzerland) is authorised by the FCA to conduct credit broking for a restricted range of finance providers. The Aloe polyphylla breaks all the usual rules for keeping succulents. Forming a single, ground-hugging rosette 2-3’ high and wide with grey-green leaves radiating outwards either clockwise or widdershins from a central 5-point star. But whereas Aloe Vera is valued for its medicinal properties, aloe polyphylla is coveted among succulent collectors for its striking spiraled leaf rosettes and vibrant red to pink flowers. This is truly an amazing Aloe which can tolerate cool temperatures and even a dusting of snow in the winter. Very Rare Aloe polyphylla . We first encountered Aloe polyphylla, or the Spiral Aloe growing high in the Drakensberg Mountains. Aloe polyphylla Plants We have been providing Aloe polyphylla (common name Spiral Aloe) to home owners, succulent enthusiasts and professional landscapers since 1992. stunning plant attracting lots of attention , forming a gorgeous spiral plant ..English grown from seed. Available as 1 litre or 2 litre pot sizes. Aloe tarrington is a smaller growing cultivar with attractive variegated foilaige, ideal for growing in pots or containers in a sunny position. As an oversized aloe, the Polyphylla is native to the Maluti mountains of Lesotho, Africa, where the soil is rich in minerals. Forming a unique flattened spiral of chunky succulent leaves, it is now sadly rare in the wild due to over-collection. Why is my Aloe Polyphylla Succulent Dying? Aloe polyphylla variegata is … Polyphylla is a relative of the common aloe vera. Brew (Right) Leonora Enking. my first Aloe Polyphylla seeds germinated in water. Two months on … Behold, one of the most sought after succulents in the world! Aloe polyphylla . As its name suggests, Aloe polyphylla forms incredible spiralling rosettes of leaves, never producing a stem, the rosettes are tightly held to the ground and as such is valued amongst plant collectors throughout the world. Aloe Ferox is a tree aloe growing to 5m. Aloe polyphylla is a high maintenance succulent plant. Details A. polyphylla is a compact evergreen perennial prized for the ornamental value of its foliage which is arranged in a pronounced spiral pattern. The fleshy gray-green leaves form a tight rosette that becomes a beautiful spiral, either clockwise or counterclockwise, as the plant ages. Aloe arborescens will spread to 2m, long lasting orange flowers during winter make it a favorite. Aloe polyphylla "Spiral Aloe" Photos by (Left) J. A plant can count up to 150 leaves geometrically arranged in 5 ranks. Absolutely fascinating, Aloe polyphylla (Spiral Aloe) is a compact evergreen succulent valued for its foliage arranged in a perfect spiral pattern. Buy Succulents online direct from our UK nursery. We offer Aloe polyphylla in two sizes; a 1 gal size Aloe polyphylla (35-45 leaf count) and a 5 gal size Aloe polyphylla (60-75 leaf count). Family Asphodelaceae . 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