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Fan Aloe

Regular priceR 455.00
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Pot Type
Size chart
Choose a Nursery / Grow Pot that fits the Decorative Planters, applicable for Ceramic, Cotton Cord, Terrazzo, Terracotta Planters

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Decorative Planter (ceramic etc)

8 - 10cm

10 - 12cm 


13 - 14cm

14 - 15cm

16 - 17cm

18 - 20cm

18 - 21cm


26 - 30cm


32 - 35cm


36 - 40cm


42 - 45cm

Follow this Sizing Guide for Palm Leaf Baskets (Sinan, Fundo, ShiShi etc.) and Senegalese Baskets:

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Basket Inner Diameter Size

14cm - 15cm


18 - 19cm












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Scientific Name: Kumara plicatilis
Synonyms: Fan Aloe, Franschoek Aloe  

  • Waterwise & Indigenous 
  • Highly prized foliage plant
  • Unique fan like spires
  • Great statement plant
  • Plant level: Very Easy

If you are looking for a green sculptural masterpiece that is Waterwise and indigenous, then the Fan Aloe might just be it.

These beauties grow in a relatively small area, from Franschoek to Grabouw, in the Western Cape. As a mature plant, they form graceful 3-5meter trees with forked stems that end in curious fan-line foliage arrangements.

They'll be happy as a potted house plant if you give it a sunny yet well-aerated (breezy) spot. Make sure the soil is well-draining, and that the plant doesn't sit in water.

Place your beauty as an accent plant as a table centrepiece or on a windowsill.

 Please note: Aloe is not known to be toxic unless excessive amounts are injected, besides this plant should be an heirloom, not a snack.

Follow these instructions to keep your Fan Aloe healthy and happy.

Water: Water thoroughly and then let the soil dry out in between.
Light: Plenty of direct sunlight - a few hours per day - but make sure that the sun isn't scorching hot. 
Humidity: No humidity adjustments required
Fertilize: Feed your tree once a month with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half

  • Available for Shipping Nationwide
  • Plantify Quality Guarantee

We offer some of the most affordable shipping in South Africa! And use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.

Cape Town & Surrounds
R60 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days from order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc.)
R95 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days from order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus, Springbok, etc)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days from order (CPT regional), 5-8 days (rest of SA).


LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)

Our System calculates custom quotes based on the items in your basket.

Please process your order as per normal and select the "Custom" shipping option at checkout. Our Team will contact you with a competitive custom shipping quote via email.


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