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 Tampa, FL.

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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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL

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Growing Aloe 'Firecracker' in Tampa right now

Light needs for plant Aloe 'Firecracker' in Tampa, FL

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

July 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Aloe 'Firecracker' in Tampa, FL

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 3.2% ☀️

July 28th, 2021

Tampa is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to decrease by 3.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Aloe 'Firecracker' in Tampa, FL

Daylight will decrease by 0.4 hours 📉

July 28th, 2021

This month, Tampa is getting an average of 11.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 2.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.1 total hours of dayli…

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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 Tampa, FL ☀️.

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.

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

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