Plant Care Aloe 'Doran Black'

Aloe 'Doran Black'

About Aloe 'Doran Black'

Many people are familiar with Aloe vera, but this genus of plants contains tons of other beautiful succulent plants that come in all sorts of colors! Their succulent leaves evolved to store water in dry climates, which makes them a perfect fit if you're a busy plant parent. With great care (and a lot of sunlight) you may even see your Aloe bloom! Their flowers grow out of a large spike and can be shades of red, orange, and yellow. 🔥


Aloe 'Doran Black'

Also known as

Aloe meyeri x 'Doran Black'

How to care for Aloe 'Doran Black'


How often to water your Aloe 'Doran Black'

Water needs for Aloe 'Doran Black'
0.5 cups
every 12

Aloe 'Doran Black' 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 'Doran Black'

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Aloe 'Doran Black' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aloe 'Doran Black': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Aloe 'Doran Black' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Aloe 'Doran Black' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Aloe 'Doran Black'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aloe 'Doran Black': 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 'Doran Black' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Aloe 'Doran Black'

Aloe 'Doran Black'

Aloe 'Doran Black'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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