Plant Care Broad-leaved aloe
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Broad-leaved aloe

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Broad-leaved aloe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Broad-leaved aloe has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Aloe saponaria, Soap aloe and Zebra aloe

Taxonomy

Aloe maculata
Aloe
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

What other plant parents say

Broad-leaved aloe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Broad-leaved aloe has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1

How to care for Broad-leaved aloe

Water

How often to water your Broad-leaved aloe

Water needs for Broad-leaved aloe
0.5 cups
every 12

Broad-leaved aloe 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 Broad-leaved aloe

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Broad-leaved aloe in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Broad-leaved aloe: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Broad-leaved aloe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Broad-leaved aloe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Broad-leaved aloe

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Broad-leaved aloe: 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 Broad-leaved aloe after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Broad-leaved aloe

Broad-leaved aloe

Broad-leaved aloe


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.

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