Plant Care Candelabra aloe

Candelabra aloe

4.8 out of 5 (9 experiences)

Candelabra aloe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Candelabra aloe has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

krantz aloe and torch aloe

Taxonomy

Aloe arborescens
Aloe
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Candelabra aloe

Water

How often to water your Candelabra aloe

Water needs for Candelabra aloe
0.5 cups
every 12

Candelabra 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 Candelabra 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 Candelabra aloe in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Candelabra aloe: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Candelabra aloe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Candelabra aloe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Candelabra aloe

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

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Care Summary for Candelabra aloe

Candelabra aloe

Candelabra 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.

What other plant parents say

Candelabra aloe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 5
Candelabra aloe has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Candelabra aloe has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Candelabra aloe has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Annanebbia avatar
@Annanebbia
leaf-1 6 Plants
xp 92 XP
globe London, England
06/16/2021

Be careful of putting it in the direct sun during summer

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Plantlife avatar
@Plantlife
leaf-1 55 Plants
xp 6,989 XP
globe Miami, Florida
05/04/2021

This plant is so easy and surprises you with a beautiful bloom from time to time.

Survivor Survivor
Lilyyandow avatar
@Lilyyandow
leaf-1 45 Plants
xp 519 XP
globe Bedford, New Hampshire
02/16/2021

literally has been through so much

Survivor Survivor

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