Aloe striatula is possibly
the hardiest of the aloes and is often very free-flowering. I have never
noticed any winter damage on any of the plants regardless of where they
were growing. It is a multi-stemmed rambling shrub which eventually covers
several square metres. We have many of these plants in various parts of
the garden but our most impressive specimen is growing beneath the clump
of three eucalyptus trees in the 'dry woodland' area. Aloe striatula,
as is the case with all aloes, can be be
strongly attacked by slugs which generally prefer the flowers to foliage.
Whole flower spikes can be polished off in no time at all.