The aloe buhrii succulent also known as the “spotted aloe” is a very unique, beautiful, common succulent that’s getting more and more popular every single day. More succulent growers are growing this succulent both indoors and outdoors.
This succulent has beautiful long leaves that are light green, a bit of yellow, and have little white spots. If this succulent gets enough sun then it will turn red, which will look really good with its colors already. It will also produce yellow/orange flowers in the spring or fall.
This succulent grows fairly quickly and it can grow to be super big! It can grow all the way up to 24 inches tall and 36 inches wide. This succulent can get huge! It’s very important that you give it a large growth area so it can expand its roots and grow.
You can grow this succulent indoors or outdoors, it’s your choice. Growing this succulent outdoors will provide bigger and maybe healthier growth, but indoor growing is still common. Just the succulent will most likely grow a lot smaller indoors than outdoors.
This succulent can also be grown in any location outdoors, just as long as the weather is warm and suitable for growing succulents. It isn’t cold hardy, so don’t even bother to grow this succulent outdoors during the winter, it will die!
The aloe buhrii succulent is very easy to grow and care for. By the end of this article, you will know all of the exact grow and care requirements for growing this succulent indoors and outdoors. It’s very fun and easy! Just make sure you follow these requirements!
Aloe buhrii 'Spotted Aloe' Care
Soil for Aloe buhrii 'Spotted Aloe'
The Aloe buhrii 'Spotted Aloe' must be grown in well-drained succulent soil. Well-drained succulent soil is much needed when growing this succulent, it will protect it from overwatering and of course root rot. Well-drained succulent soil will keep the soil dry at a very fast rate, which will prevent overwatering and prevent the most common killer of succulents known as 'root rot'.
We recommend using 'Ramsey Succulent Soil'.
Ramsey Succulent Soil has ingredients such as perlite, sand, and seaweed. Perlite and sand are known as the best ingredients out there if you want your soil well-drained. The perlite and sand will soak up all the excess water that your succulent does not need, preventing the soil from staying soaking wet for several days. So yes, Ramsey Succulent Soil will prevent mold/bacteria and root rot (the #1 most common reason why a succulent will die) simply because there will be no excess water.
That's not all tho.
What makes Ramsey Succulent Soil arguably the best are the nutrients that's in the soil. These nutrients will help your succulents grow bigger, faster, and healthier.
Ramsey Succulent Soil has seaweed fertilizer, which has 60 trace minerals and nutrients. Yes, your succulents will be absorbing 60 trace minerals and nutrients. This will make your succulents grow bigger, faster, and healthier without a doubt. Compared to other succulent soil, this succulent soil will make a huge huge difference for your plants. Don't believe us? Check out this picture below. You can definitely tell which succulent soil is better for your succulents.
You should water the Aloe buhrii 'Spotted Aloe' 1-3 days a week or when the soil looks or feels very dry. You must make sure to avoid overwatering so root rot does not occur and kill your succulent plant. It's important to use the 'soak and dry' method and only water when the soil looks or feels very dry. Be on the lookout for underwatering and overwatering.
Pot for Aloe buhrii 'Spotted Aloe'
It's important to use a succulent pot with a drainage hole. This will allow the excess water to drain out of the bottom of the drainage hole, keeping the soil dry and preventing overwatering and root rot. It's very important that your succulent pot has a drainage hole, most experience succulent growers know that having a succulent pot with a drainage hole is a must when growing any succulent. If your succulent pot doesn't have a drainage hole no problem! Check out our article on how to grow succulents in pots without drainage holes.
Where to Pant The Aloe buhrii 'Spotted Aloe'
The Aloe buhrii 'Spotted Aloe' isn't cold hardy, so make sure you avoid growing this succulent outdoors during the cold winter season. Avoid growing in temperatures under 30° F (-1.1° C) it will die in cold and freezing temperatures. Make sure to move and grow this succulent indoors during the cold winter season. You can then move it back outdoors once the weather gets warmer. Make sure to grow it outdoors in a succulent pot or container so you can easily move it when you need to.
Plant in an area that gets at least 6 hours of sunlight every single day. Make sure this succulent gets enough sun so it can grow healthy, produce its colors, and avoid etiolation. If growing indoors make sure to place it where it gets enough sunlight. If your house doesn't get enough sunlight, try investing into some grow lights.
How to Propagate Aloe buhrii 'Spotted Aloe'
For leaf propagation, gently just twist and pull the leaf very gently off the stem. It’s very important that you get the full leaf and not let part of the leaf stay on the stem. To make sure you get a very precise cut you can get some trimmers and cut the leaf off. After you cut your leaves off the stem you must make sure you let them sit out for 2-4 days so they can form a callus. After the leaves have formed a callus, go ahead and plant them in well-drained succulent soil.
The spotted aloe succulent is a very unique and beautiful succulent that every single succulent lover needs to grow!
With its beautiful colors, shape and design this succulent will make such a beautiful and amazing indoor or outdoor garden decoration.
The spotted aloe succulent is also very easy to grow and care for. You now know all of the grow and care requirements to do so! Best of luck growing this amazing, beautiful succulent known as the spotted aloe succulent.
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