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Offline Rena

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Hedgehog and porcupine
« on: July 27, 2013, 16:43:31 PM »
Can anyone help - a friend asked me what the difference is beween aloe hedgehog and aloe porcupine........  I have a hedgehog - so that one is easy - but can't find a porcupine photo??
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Re: Hedgehog and porcupine
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2013, 19:07:21 PM »
Both are Andy de Wet hybrids.

You'll see a photo of Porcupine in this link.

http://www.dewetenviro.co.za/plant-gallery?sid=61&site=4

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Re: Hedgehog and porcupine
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013, 19:28:01 PM »
Thank you, Clemens - those are particularly nice photos.

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Re: Hedgehog and porcupine
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013, 19:28:01 PM »
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Re: Hedgehog and porcupine
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2013, 20:53:59 PM »
Are hybrid aloes infertile?. ???

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Re: Hedgehog and porcupine
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2013, 11:34:35 AM »
Good day.

They differ. A number may be less fertile than pure species, but most set seeds just as easily. I know some of the more complex aloe hybrids can have as many as 27 different species in its makeup!

You can often find hybrids in nature that are obviously not F1 or first generation either.

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