With rigid, bright green leaves dotted with raised yellow teeth along the margins, it is no surprise where Aloe distans ‘Gold Tooth’ gets it name! When grown in bright sunlight, the tips of each leaf will stress a rosy hue, adding to this variety’s appeal. Readily producing offsets and sending up spikes of pinkish orange flowers, the large central rosette can reach up to 18 inches tall, making for a substantial addition to any succulent arrangement or rock garden.
Like most Aloe, 'Gold Tooth' requires at least partial sun, though full sun will really help it realize its full growth potential. Care must be taken to avoid overwatering – so ample airflow, porous soil, and a well-draining pot are all on the list of must-haves. The ‘soak and dry’ method of watering works especially well for this variety, in which the plant receives a thorough drink only once the soil has had a chance to dry all the way through from the last one. While ‘Gold Tooth’ is very resilient, dampness can predispose it to rot, and its fleshy leaves are not hardy in freezing temperatures.
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All plants are shipped bare-root with the exception of House Plants and Plant Club Subscription Boxes. House plants and succulents will ship from separate locations and may arrive at different times. Orders ship Monday-Friday each week. Please allow 1-3 business days for your order to be processed. We ship within the USA and its outlying territories ONLY. Read our full policy here.
Plant sizing is based on the diameter of the nursery pot (2", 2.5", 3", 4" etc), not the plant itself. Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grow in depending on availability or time of year. While we do our best to ship plants as similar to those pictured as possible, please keep in mind that all plants are unique from one to the next, and display color, shape, and growth variation based on current environment, time of year, and other contributing factors. Please note that we ship our plants as dry as possible in the fall and winter months to prevent root rot or freezing. They will plump back up after planting!