Care and Propagation Information
General Care for Aloe buhrii “Spotted Aloe”
Aloe buhrii “Spotted Aloe” is a great addition to xeriscaped gardens or container gardens. If grown in containers, it needs very well-draining soil. Its flowers attract hummingbirds.
Aloe buhrii “Spotted Aloe” has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Do not over-water in the Summer.
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Where to Plant
“Spotted Aloe” is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 30° F (-1.1° C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in full to partial sun.
Commonly Mistaken For
Aloe striata “Coral Aloe.” The leaves of “Spotted Aloe” are thicker and more narrow in shape than those of Aloe striata.
How to Propagate Aloe buhrii “Spotted Aloe”
Aloe buhrii “Spotted Aloe” can be propagated from offsets or seeds.
To grow “Spotted Aloe” from offsets, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a pup from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before planting in well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.
Sow your seeds in a well-draining soil. You can grow Aloe seeds outdoors if you live in an zone above 9a. If you live in a cooler area, you can begin sowing indoors under a grow light or on a seed mat.