Plant Care Book Aloe

Book Aloe

About Book Aloe

Book Aloe is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Book Aloe likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Aloe suprafoliata
Aloe
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

Also known as

Mustache Aloe

How to care for Book Aloe

Water

How often to water your Book Aloe

Water needs for Book Aloe
0.5 cups
every 12

Book 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 Book Aloe

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

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Finding light for Book Aloe in your home

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

Book Aloe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Book Aloe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Book Aloe

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

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Care Summary for Book Aloe

Book Aloe

Book 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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