Last Updated: September 9, 2023

Orange Marmalade Aloe showing how it got its name

The good thing about succulents is that the drier and hotter it is, the better they look (which is more than I can say about most every other plant around the Acre right now).

My current favorite is this little guy, “Orange Marmalade”. When it’s cloudy and cold he’s kind of a blue-green, but when it’s hot and sunny, he turns orange.

He’s been sitting with the other little succulents at the west end of the greenhouse in full sun since May with almost no water and he looks absolutely splendid.