Plant Care Cape Speckled Aloe

Cape Speckled Aloe

Also known as

Aloe amoena, Aloe arabica, Aloe brunnthaleri, Aloe juttae, Aloe perfoliata obscura, Aloe perfoliata saponaria, Aloe picta, Aloe picta minor, Aloe saponaria, Aloe saponaria minor and Aloe saponaria obscura

Taxonomy

Aloe microstigma
Aloe
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Cape Speckled Aloe

Water

How often to water your Cape Speckled Aloe

Water needs for Cape Speckled Aloe
0.5 cups
every 12

Cape Speckled 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Cape Speckled Aloe in your home

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

Cape Speckled Aloe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cape Speckled Aloe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cape Speckled Aloe

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

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Care Summary for Cape Speckled Aloe

Cape Speckled 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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