Tree aloesFew gardens have the space or very strict conditions to grow these extraordinary "tree aloes", but it is worth the space and trouble. These plants never fail to attract attention to a garden. The tree aloes are under discussion and it seems that a change of classification might be done in the near future. It should be available on the www .
Aloe pilansii the top of the range of "must have" for the serious and experienced aloe gardeners. It is also the most difficult of the tree aloes to grow - if you are able to get one!
That is me very honoured to stand next to this tree aloe in habitat. Take a look at that habitat. Near to impossible to create and even if you live in semi-desert the chemical make-up of the soil plays a role too.
On the photo above; Aloe dichotoma, is on the left. Aloe dichotoma x Aloe ramosissima hybrid growing to the right is easier to cultivate and grows faster than either one of the two species.