Aloe Vera Plant extension

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  1. andrea44

    andrea44 Member

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    Hi, I have an aloe vera plant which continues to grow 'babies', so it quite unrulely. Recently when I moved it, I discovered a shoot coming out of the middle of the main aloe plant. It looks like asparagus step and has 3 asparagus tips at the end of it.
    I have attached a picture if anyone wants to see it.
    Any ideas what this is?
    Thanks,
    A
     

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  2. Lila Pereszke

    Lila Pereszke Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Do you mean the flower stem?!?
     
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    Yes, I have many aloe plants for years and never seen anything quite like this "stem".
    Do you know why, is this what they 'become'?
     
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    saltcedar Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Wow, how beautiful! Thank you so much.........
     
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    Oh wow, you'll definitely have to post pictures if yours blooms like that!
     
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    yes, please post pics of the flowers once they've opened up!!!
     
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    I will, share the moment with everyone!
    Happy Friday!!
     
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    interesting! i've NEVER seen my aloe do that! send pics when blooming!
     
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    The more exposure to daylight the greater the chance of blooms. All aloes love bright light. It truly amazes one to see an arrow shaped poker come into bloom!
     
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    Update: I now have a second aloe plant starting to 'sprout', I have moved it to a sunny location. I'll keep you posted!
     
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    Is it blooming yet? =D
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Hello!

    I am new to this site, as I, too, have an aloe plant that is sprouting what looks like a piece of asparagus. :) I've taken two pictures to share.

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