Gasteria pulchra
COW TONGUE, OX TONGUE
Xanthorrhoeaceae-Asphodeloideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
0.4m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

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Origins: Southern Africa

Other Botanical Names: Aloe maculata var. pulchra, A. obliqua, A. pulchra, Gasteria poellnitziana

Other Common Names: Lawyer's Tongue, Dutch Wings

 
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Gasteria pulchra
COW TONGUE, OX TONGUE
Xanthorrhoeaceae-Asphodeloideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
0.4m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

FEATURES

Flowers: white, green & peach

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: glossy; dark green; spotted grey-green; fan leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits contemporary & dry style designs

Uses: pot, accents, indoors

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: rabbit resistant






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