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. It will grow best on a steep slope and will need well-drained soil. Make sure to protect your plant from hot temperatures and do the growing in spring and fall. This plant will not do well in constant heat and you should also protect it from hard freezes, especially when it is a young plant.