Scientific name: Aloe juvenna
Common name: Tiger Tooth Aloe
There is a beautiful Aloe with white spots. The spiked leaves form a rosette. When stressed, green leaves turn brown.
Quick Look at Aloe juvenna
- Full sun to partial shade
- Typical water needs for a succulent
- Plant grows up to 12″ (30.5 cm) tall
Rosettes grow up to 24″ (61 cm) wide
- Zone 9a (Minimum 20° F | -6.7° C)
- Not cold hardy
- Propagation by cuttings, offsets
- Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
- Summer Dormant
General Care for Aloe Juvenna “Tiger Tooth Aloe”
It does well in warm and dry climates. It is very hard to adapt to new environments. The teeth on the leaves’ edges make them look like a tiger’s jaws.
The watering needs for a succulent are typical. The “soak and dry” method will allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.
Where to Plant
If you live in a zone that gets colder than 20 F, it’s best to plant this plant in a container that can be brought indoors.
It does well in both full and partial sun. There is an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day.
How to Propagate Aloe juvenna “Tiger Tooth Aloe”
A sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors is needed to grow “Tiger Tooth Aloe”. Allow the main plant’s stem to callous for several days before placing it on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out.
The small offsets will be produced by the tiger tooth Aloe. To remove the offsets from the main stem, use a sterile knife or scissors. Allow the offsets to dry for a couple of days before laying on the soil.
It is difficult to grow the tiger tooth alembic.
There are red blossoms that form on long stems.