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The brilliantly bumpy Aloe 'Oik' is a dwarf aloe hybrid with fairly short, triangular, bluish to greenish leaves. They are covered with irregular, broad, often multi-pointed pinkish teeth on the margins while the surface teeth are conical or merged to form raised dashes. Leaf apices are often bilaterally compressed with jagged teeth reminiscent of some medieval weapon. The word “oik," in its mildest connotation, is British slang for a rambunctious child. Reddish highlights develop when Aloe 'Oik' is given plenty of sun. Great in its own decorative container or in a dish garden with other succulents.
SURVIVE & THRIVE
Bloom time: Spring
Size: Up to 1' tall and 4" to 12' wide
Porous soil with excellent drainage
Provide Full to part sun with ample airflow
Water thoroughly when soil is completely dry to the touch
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10a (30-35° F)
Protect from frost
Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.
Caring for your new plant is easy with Greg's help. You'll receive a companion app that provides ongoing Aloe ‘Oik’ care, plant health tips, and help from a community of other Altman customers that will ensure your new plant thrives in its new home.