Aloe aculeata is easy to cultivate, provided it is planted in a well-drained area and given enough water but always be sure to not overwater. You can plant this aloe outdoors in raised beds and terraces as long as it is sheltered from winter rain. Alternatively, you can plant it in a pot and place it on a bright windowsill.
Aloe africana like all succulents must never be allowed to sit in stagnant water, you should always carefully monitor your aloe for signs of over watering.
It is also not a very fast-growing plant and will hardly ever need repotting.
Aloe arborescens is a relatively easy plant to grow and is a very popular garden plant in many different countries. It needs full sun, well-drained, compost-enriched soil, and will tolerate mild frost but not severe frost. It is also fast-growing and once established can tolerate drought and neglect.
Aloe aristata can be grown indoors and outdoors. When planting this succulent in a pot indoors make sure to put your plant near a window that gets plenty of bright but also indirect light. Always rotate your plant once or twice a week to ensure that all sides get equal lighting. If you are planting outdoors make sure to provide light shade particularly during the hottest part of the day.
Aloe brevifolia is excellent for borders, beds, rock gardens, succulent gardens, or Mediterranean gardens. It is ideal for small-scale ground cover or decorative containers. It is easily grown in sandy, gravelly, moist, or dry, well-drained soil.
Aloe broomi is an ideal water-wise plant, it is frost resistant and also makes a great focal point and structural plant in a landscape garden. It also an excellent choice for a rock garden.
Aloe burgersfortensis in its natural habitat is sandy soil either in the open or under the shade of a tree. This aloe requires average well-drained soil and enjoys full exposure to the sun.
Aloe cameronii is unique in the fact that it blooms during spring, once the flowers bloom they turn a stunning red-orange colour. Aloe cameronii prefers moist, sandy soils and full sun or partial shade.
Aloe chabaudii is very easy to grow and requires very little care. It can be grown in containers but be sure to always use good quality, loamy sandy soil with plenty of drainage chips at the bottom of your container.
This succulent will tolerate weekly watering during summer and once a month or not at all during winter. If watered correctly this aloe will flourish and flower profusely, however it can handle long periods of drought. If you water incorrectly or have a poor drainage system or have too much shade your aloe could have an attack of pests or disease.
Aloe claviflora is not a fast-growing succulent and it will rarely need repotting, if your plant is tipping over or has stopped growing then you know it is time to move to another pot. The best time to do this would be in spring.
Aloe cryptopoda can be propagated by division or seed. If you are propagating by seed it is best to sow during spring or summer. Germination will take place within three weeks.
Aloe dorothea can be planted indoors or outdoors. When planting indoors make sure to place your plant near a window where it will get plenty of bright, indirect light. If you are planting outdoors be sure to provide light shade, particularly during the hottest part of the day.
Plant your succulents in well-drained soil formulated for cacti and other succulents, you could also make your own soil mix, remember that drainage is important if you want to prevent your roots from rotting.
Aloe ferox is one of the low-maintenance succulent plants demanding little pruning and trimming during the year. It is a slow-growing plant reaching heights of six-nine feet tall and breadth of up to three-five feet wide.
Aloe gariepensis will struggle to be away from its natural home to assure success it will need hot weather conditions. For an even better chance at success consider growing the succulent in a pot as this will allow you to have more control over the conditions and environment surrounding your plant.
If you want to achieve optimal flowering be sure to plant or place your plant in full sun.
Aloe glauca should be planted in full sun or light shade. Although not ideal it can withstand cold temperatures. This succulent will produce many small offsets at the base until one gains dominance over the rest and grows tall. It will also flower year-round with bright orange-red blossoms.
Aloe globuligemma should be sown in spring and will flower during July and August. Be sure to plant this aloe where it will receive full sun and be careful with watering, particularly during winter rainfall.
Aloe grandidentata is easy to grow succulent and does well in gardens. Grow then in well-drained sandy soil in a semi-shaded or open and sunny location. You should water modestly or very sparingly during summer. They will be happiest in hot dry weather conditions and can withstand moderate frost.
Aloe greatheadii is much like aloe globuligemma. They make excellent garden plants especially in the drier regions of South Africa. Being a succulent it is water-resistant and it is frost resistant making it able to survive in extremely cold conditions.
Aloe greenii is an easy-to-grow stemless plant that will rapidly form large dense groups of rosettes. The leaves are bright green with greenish-white spots and pinkish-brown teeth. However, if aloe greenii is planted in full sun the green will turn a deep brown.
This succulent plant is completely drought tolerant and will look lovely in a rock garden.
Aloe hereroensis is easily grown in alkaline, well-drained soil. For optimal growth place, this succulent where is can receive full sun and irrigate carefully so that you do not overwater your plant. This aloe can grow up to one-two feet tall and have a width of 30-60cm. It is a great succulent for borders, rock gardens, beds and succulent gardens
Aloe jucunda should be planted in full sun as it needs strong light for optimal growth, This aloe prefers a warmer climate and does not handle cold well. If you live in a colder climate then it is best to plant this aloe indoors making sure to place it in an area where it will receive plenty of light
Aloe karasbergensis will grow best from freshly harvested seeds, make sure to plant your aloe in full sun or part shade. Never plant this succulent where it will receive shade for the majority as that makes it susceptible to fungal and viral infections as well as root rot.
Aloe khamiesensis is best-grown seeds sown as fresh as possible preferably during summer. Use coarse river sand and cover the seeds lightly then keep it moist. After germination when your plant is around 2-3cm high you can plant overusing a sandy-loamy medium and d=feed it with an organic-based fertilizer at least once a month.
Aloe maculata as with most succulents will require little water to grow. You should never leave this aloe to sit in stagnant water, and always be sure to not overwater your plant. It will need bright and strong light for it to grow up healthy and once acclimated it will be able to handle the full summer sun.
Aloe marlothii is a large and beautiful succulent that is well suited for borders, beds, rock gardens, Mediterranean gardens or succulent gardens. It can grow up to 8 or 10 ft. tall and 4 - 6 ft. wide. It will grow relatively easy in well-drained soil and in full sun
To have a successful and healthy growing aloe melencantha be sure to grow its seeds that are sown as fresh as possible. From October to December during the summer season will be the optimal time for sowing.
Just like aloe melancantha this succulent is also best grown from fresh seeds and should be sown in summer or autumn. Use a coarse sand medium and cover it lightly with sand, keep the seeds moist but not wet and within 2 weeks the seeds will have germinated.
Aloe mutabilis is one of the easier succulents to take care of, it is easily cultivated from offshoots or seeds. If you are using offshoots you can plant it directly into the sand and it will grow surprisingly fast
Aloe pearsonii is not an easy succulent to grow and maintain, It will struggle greatly if removed from its natural habitat. To ensure success your succulent needs to be in hot weather, this means that you must be sure to plant it in a location that will provide it with full sun.
Aloe peglerae is one of the slower-growing aloes, it will look best if you plant this succulent in groups of three or five. It can be propagated from seed, which should be sown in a well-drained growth media and then covered lightly with fine silica sand.
Aloe perfoliata is variable in the shape of the leaves and in colour. If this aloe grows in full sun the colour will be blueish and have tightly arranged leaves. If it is planted in the shade it will have a green colour and will have more widely spaced leaves
To ensure healthy growth you must plant this succulent in well-drained soil with a pH that is either acidic, neutral (pH=7), or slightly basic. However, they can grow in different soil types like sandy soils or clay-like soils
This succulent is another easy one to grow and maintain. It is a pretty but small aloe, the best place to plant and grow aloe pictifolia would be in thicket gardens. Aloe pictifolia is n easy grower and you can plant it in full sun or partial shade.
Aloe pluridens is another easy succulent to grow and will handle a wide variety of soils. You should plant this aloe in a semi-shade or sunny spot with well-drained soil and where it will have protection from heavy frost.
Aloe polyphylla struggles to survive when taken out of its natural habitat. Often it will only survive for a few years when removed, although it is not easy with the proper care this aloe can be cultivated successfully.
Aloe pretoriensis will grow well in a pot plant or in cultivation, it works particularly well in water-wise gardens and rockeries, and like a lot of succulents it does well in full sun and should be planted in well-drained soil. During hot weather be sure to water your aloe once a week and only twice a month under normal summer temperatures and only once a month during winter.
Aloe pretoriensis will grow well in a pot plant or cultivation, it works particularly well in water-wise gardens and rockeries, it will grow well in semi-shaded areas with morning sunlight and afternoon shade. It should be planted in well-drained soil. During hot weather be sure to water your aloe once a week and only twice a month under normal summer temperatures and only once a month during winter.
Plant your aloe speciosa where it will receive plenty of sun, this aloe will flourish well if you use fertile sandy-loam soil. This succulent is very adaptable and will tolerate various soil types, just make sure that the soil you use is well-drained, it could even be slightly acid to alkaline. Be sure to use plenty of bonemeal and provide an annual compost dressing.
Aloe striata are one of the easiest succulents to grow, it manages to thrive in a wide variety of climatic conditions. The most important thing would be to make sure you plant this aloe in well-drained soil and in full sun. Water your aloe regularly, but do not over-water.
Aloe succotrini is best planted during the start of the rainy season in March or April, this allows the plant time to establish itself before the summer months. Plant your aloe succotrini in well-drained sandy soil.
Aloe suprafoliata is a slow-growing plant and will bloom in winter, they are mostly used in pots, rockeries or on dry and sunny slopes. This succulent will do better in light shade exposure, but it can grow in full sun
Aloe thraskii as with most succulents will require little water to grow. You should never leave this aloe to sit in stagnant water, and always be sure to not overwater your plant.
There are two methods you can use to propagate your aloe vanbalenii successfully and those are by either taking cuttings or by using seeds.
When using seeds be sure to sow in summer using well-drained soil. Your best option is to use 1/2 of river sand mixed with 6mm sieved compost.
To plant your aloe vera successfully you will need to make sure you place it somewhere that it will receive plenty of bright indirect sunlight. Direct sunlight will most likely dry out your plant too much and this will cause your aloe leaves to turn yellow. It is recommended that when planting your succulent to use a container/pot made out of terra-cotta or something similar with a porous material.