Aloe polyphylla

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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by Herts Mike » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:50 am

Thanks Tony. I hadn't seen that article. I wonder what happened to the polyphylla /plicatilis cross.

Anybody else got one in flower?
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by Aiko » Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:41 pm

MikeDom wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:49 am
My understanding is that it does not self pollinate to produce viable seed.
I have a seedling grown form seed of a single plant thas was self pollinated.
True, of all the people having sown some of these seeds, I am the only one with one seedling. So the seeds might be less viable. But it can be done!
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by Christian » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:09 pm

Exciting to see this flowering! How old is your plant, Mike?
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by Herts Mike » Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:48 am

I'd guess about 12 to 15 years.
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by Herts Mike » Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:05 pm

An update-
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by Chez2 » Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:47 pm

Wow what a beautiful plant!
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by agavemad » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:02 pm

Wow, how old is the plant :) Just beautiful :)
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by ralphrmartin » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:05 pm

Nice compact flower.
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by Herts Mike » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:19 pm

See above for age.

It badly needs repotting and I keep putting it off. I need a pot at least 2' across.
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Re: Aloe polyphylla

Post by agavemad » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:57 am

So beautiful. I have just repotted mine into larger posts, they looked a little lost in the middle, but six weeks later the leaves are at the edge of the pot! Mine are just starting to turn, I can not wait until they look as glorious as your amazing plant.
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