Plant Care Fynbos aloe

Fynbos aloe

About Fynbos aloe

Fynbos aloe is a relatively 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.

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


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How to care for Fynbos aloe


How often to water your Fynbos aloe

Water needs for Fynbos aloe
0.5 cups
every 12

Fynbos 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 Fynbos aloe

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fynbos aloe in your home

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

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

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

Fynbos aloe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Fynbos aloe

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

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Care Summary for Fynbos aloe

Fynbos aloe

Fynbos aloe

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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