Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 8a from 10° F to 15° F (-12.2 ° C to -9.4° C) to Zone 12b from 55° F to 60° F (12.8° C to 15.6° C)
Winter Survival: Cold hardy
Propagation: stem cuttings
Flower: in the Spring or Summer
Flower Type: Yellow
Toxic: Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: No major pests, Plants may rot if overwatered
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Basc Care for Aloe Striatula
Watering for Aloe Striatula is a simple task. It requires Typical water needs for a succulent.
Regular watering period should be every 2 weeks
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means winter. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during winter as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Aloe striatula, the hardy aloe or striped-stemmed aloe"
Aloe Striatula does best when placed in an area that receives full sun to partial shade throughout the day. This variety of succulents can tolerate direct sunlight for short periods, but if the temperatures get too high or the light is too intense it may be beneficial to find a shadier spot.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 8a from 10° F to 15° F (-12.2 ° C to -9.4° C).
Aloe Striatula is one of the most cold hardy succulents available, capable of surviving temperatures down to 0°F. Its thick leaves and stems help retain moisture in its cells and protect it from frigid winter weather. The succulent's attractive foliage adds a touch of cheerfulness to any cold-weather garden. "Aloe striatula, the hardy aloe or striped-stemmed aloe" is an ideal choice for areas with freezing temperatures during the winter months.
Any succulents in the group will need a medium space to grow. You can place your pot at your table or window. Since this plant needs more space than mini succulents, you should consider do not plant them together with other succulents/plants.
Aloe Striatula also benefits from some indirect light throughout the day as well, so make sure you give it enough space to soak up light without becoming too exposed to heat.
Propagating Aloe Striatula by stem cuttings is a simple process that requires very few supplies. Start by selecting healthy stems from existing plants that are at least two inches long and have several leaves attached.
Aloe Striatula is not known to pose any significant health risks, as it is not considered to be toxic. However, it is best to keep the plant away from young children and pets, as they may ingest some of the parts of this plant that could contain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation.
Pests and Diseases
Aloe Striatula is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.