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You are in hardiness zone 8a, so you should be able to grow it outside. If you have it in a container, though, I would bring it inside for the winter. The container will not give it the same protection as if it were in the ground. Also, in your zone, temps can get down to 10 degrees F. Aloe typically doesn't survive much below 32 degrees F so it will need protection if the weather gets that cold.
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