Aristaloe aristata succulent is commonly known as Lace aloe. Quite similar in appearance to Haworthia, this frost-hardy aloe belongs to the Asphodelaceae family. It is a native of South Africa. The foliage is characterized by a rosette formed by dark green leaves spotted with white bumps throughout. The fast-growing Aloe lace produces pink and orange flowers during the blooming season which is early summer. This houseplant has a height of not more than 20 cm. It goes dormant during fall and winter and it needs partial sun to shade for best growth.
Lace aloe is a fast-growing succulent.
During early summer, the plant showcases pink to orange flowers.
Watering and Feeding
A crucial part of Aristaloe aristata care is to water it frequently from spring to fall. During the winter, reduce the watering. Instead of watering the leaves, the soil should be watered only when it is completely dry. Use a liquid fertilizer during the growing season for healthy growth.
The Lace aloe soil should ideally be a cactus potting mix with perlite, sand, and pumice added to it. At all costs, it should be draining off well.
The Lace aloe hardiness zone is 7b to 10b and it is a frost-hardy plant.
The Lace aloe sunlight requirement ranges from partial sun to shade. Ensure not to expose the plant to bright direct sunlight.
Aristaloe aristata propagation is best done from offsets or pups.
Plant lovers often ask, is Lace aloe toxic to cats? So, it can be harmful to pets, especially cats. Hence, it is best to use it as an ornamental plant.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz