Plant Care Hedgehog Aloe
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Hedgehog Aloe

Also known as

Spider Aloe

Taxonomy

Aloe humilis
Aloe
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Hedgehog Aloe

Water

How often to water your Hedgehog Aloe

Water needs for Hedgehog Aloe
0.5 cups
every 12

Hedgehog 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 Hedgehog Aloe

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 Hedgehog Aloe in your home

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

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

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

Hedgehog Aloe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hedgehog Aloe

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

Care Summary for Hedgehog Aloe

Hedgehog Aloe

Hedgehog 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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