Plant Care Aloe Aculeata
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Aloe Aculeata

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Aloe Aculeata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Aloe Aculeata has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Red Hot Poker Aloe, Red Hot Poker Aloe, Ngopanie, Sekope and Prickly Aloe

Taxonomy

Aloe aculeata
Aloe
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Aloe Aculeata

Water

How often to water your Aloe Aculeata

Water needs for Aloe Aculeata
0.5 cups
every 12

Aloe Aculeata needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Aloe Aculeata

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Red Hot Poker Aloe in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aloe Aculeata: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Aloe Aculeata love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Aloe Aculeata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Aloe Aculeata in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aloe Aculeata

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aloe Aculeata: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Aloe Aculeata after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Aloe Aculeata

Aloe Aculeata

Aloe Aculeata


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Aloe Aculeata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Aloe Aculeata has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Aloe Aculeata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Miaa avatar
@Miaa
leaf-1 19 Plants
xp 460 XP
05/31/2021

Grows quickly, likes a lot of light.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor

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