Care and Propagation Information
General Care for Aloe Juvenna “Tiger Tooth Aloe”
“Tiger Tooth Aloe” is a fun Aloe that does well in warm and dry climates. It’s very tough and adapts easily to new environments. The “teeth” are spines that form along the leaves' edges, making the rosette look like a tiger's jaws.
“Tiger Tooth 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.
Where to Plant
Aloe juvenna is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 20° F (-6.7° C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors.
It does well in full to partial sun. Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day.
How to Propagate Aloe juvenna “Tiger Tooth Aloe”
To grow "Tiger Tooth Aloe" from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a stem from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.
“Tiger Tooth Aloe” will produce small rosette offsets. Cut the offsets off from the main stem with a sharp, sterile knife or scissors. Allow the offsets to dry for one to two days before laying on well-draining soil.
“Tiger Tooth Aloe” can be propagated by seed, but it is difficult.
“Tiger Tooth Aloe” has red blossoms that form on long stems.