Plant Care Aloe 'Firecracker'

Aloe 'Firecracker'


Aloe 'Firecracker'

How to care for Aloe 'Firecracker'


How often to water your Aloe 'Firecracker'

Water needs for Aloe 'Firecracker'
0.5 cups
every 12

Aloe 'Firecracker' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Indianapolis, IN.

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 'Firecracker'

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.

Plant care guide for Aloe 'Firecracker' in Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN

94% High

Growing Aloe 'Firecracker' in Indianapolis right now

Light needs for plant Aloe 'Firecracker' in Indianapolis, IN

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

August 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Indianapolis is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…

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Light needs for plant Aloe 'Firecracker' in Indianapolis, IN

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 10.6% ☀️

August 5th, 2021

Indianapolis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to decrease by 10.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 18.5 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Aloe 'Firecracker' in Indianapolis, IN

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

August 4th, 2021

This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 12.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.4 total hours o…

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Finding light for Aloe 'Firecracker' in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Indianapolis, IN ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Aloe 'Firecracker' thrive 🌿!


How to fertilize Aloe 'Firecracker'

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

When to repot Aloe 'Firecracker'

Nutrient needs for plant Aloe 'Firecracker' in Indianapolis, IN

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

August 2nd, 2021

The growing potential in Indianapolis is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot …

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Care Summary for Aloe 'Firecracker'

Aloe 'Firecracker'

Aloe 'Firecracker'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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