Plant Care Tiger Tooth Aloe

Tiger Tooth Aloe

4.8 out of 5 (37 experiences)

Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Tiger Tooth Aloe

Tiger Tooth Aloe is a popular 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.

Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and a fast grower with a whopping 492 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Tiger Tooth 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 juvenna
Aloe
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Tiger Tooth Aloe

Water

How often to water your Tiger Tooth Aloe

Water needs for Tiger Tooth Aloe
0.5 cups
every 12

Tiger Tooth 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 Tiger Tooth 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 Tiger Tooth Aloe in your home

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

Tiger Tooth Aloe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Tiger Tooth Aloe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tiger Tooth Aloe

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Tiger Tooth Aloe

Tiger Tooth Aloe

Tiger Tooth 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

Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 22
Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 19
Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 9
Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 6
Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 4
Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Tiger Tooth Aloe has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Megan avatar
@Megan
leaf-1 117 Plants
xp 7,120 XP
globe Washington, District of Columbia
11/28/2021

Super easy. Doesn’t need much attention at all.

Nellbell85 avatar
@Nellbell85
leaf-1 20 Plants
xp 495 XP
globe Boulder, Colorado
09/17/2021

My hubby brought this cutie home a few months ago & I love it! It’s easy to care for, & I love the leaves.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Emilyt_1 avatar
@Emilyt_1
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 270 XP
08/17/2021

This was one of the first plants I got and I’ve had it for quite a while (longer than any of my other plants anyway). I’ve put it in the wrong soil, to big a pot, left it without sun, gave it to much sun, not given it enough water, given it to much so that it browns and all through that it’s still survived
It’s such a good plant for beginners and is so easy to bring back from any incidents whilst also looking rlly cute

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Georginarose4 avatar
@Georginarose4
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 95 XP
07/16/2021

This plant is easy to care for as they don’t require you to do much! They love the sun and are beautiful when sat on the windowsill so not just wash to care for but beautiful too. Would definitely recommend if you’re just getting into buying real plants like me 💘

Browns easily Browns easily
Fast grower Fast grower
Vixx3 avatar
@Vixx3
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 85 XP
07/02/2021

cute and easy to maintain

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Rjg avatar
@Rjg
leaf-1 78 Plants
xp 10,784 XP
globe Austin, Texas
06/02/2021

Grows and grows and grows

Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower
Rhiannaljones avatar
@Rhiannaljones
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 102 XP
06/01/2021

Super easy and great for beginners!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Cltrigg1805 avatar
@Cltrigg1805
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 76 XP
globe Bristol, England
05/07/2021

very cute n easy to look after

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Cltrigg1805 avatar
@Cltrigg1805
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 76 XP
globe Bristol, England
05/07/2021

very cute n easy to look after

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Cmmnsnse avatar
@Cmmnsnse
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 639 XP
globe Pinellas Park, Florida
04/08/2021

Dangerously beautiful, this is one of my favorite plants.

Survivor Survivor

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