Plant Care Kumara plicatilis

Kumara plicatilis

Also known as

Fan-aloe

Taxonomy

Aloe plicatilis
Aloe
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Kumara plicatilis

Water

How often to water your Kumara plicatilis

Water needs for Kumara plicatilis
0.5 cups
every 12

Kumara plicatilis 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 Kumara plicatilis

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Kumara plicatilis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kumara plicatilis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Kumara plicatilis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Kumara plicatilis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Kumara plicatilis in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Kumara plicatilis

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

Care Summary for Kumara plicatilis

Kumara plicatilis

Kumara plicatilis


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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