Krantz Aloe
Aloe arborescens

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Succulent fertilizer (e.g. N3-P6-K12).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate desert



Other common names Torch Aloe, Tree Aloe, Mountain Bush Aloe, Octopus Plant
Family Aloaceae
Other scientific names Aloe perfoliata var. arborescens, Aloe candelabra, Aloe milleri, Aloe natalensis, Aloe viridifolia


Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • orange
Leaf color
  • green