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About Alworthia Black Gem

Alworthia Black Gem evergreen, perennial succulent generates many tight offsets, creating a large low clump. The foliage varies from green through to dark reddish-bronze purple with the thick, triangular-conical, succulent leaves becoming darker and redder the more sun it gets.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Aloe Black Gem,
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 15 cm
Flower Colour Not defined
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.

    Alworthia Black Gem care

    Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.

    Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.

    Sunlight Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
    Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
    Soil Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
    Temperature Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

    Alworthia Black Gem special feature

    Survivals and growers of the summer.

    Alworthia Black Gem uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Its colour and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Alworthia Black Gem ?

    Alworthia Black Gem is commonly known as Aloe Black Gem,

    How tall do Alworthia Black Gem grow?

    On average Alworthia Black Gem grows Up to 15 cm

    What color are Alworthia Black Gem ?

    A Alworthia Black Gem plant bears flowers of color Not defined

    When Alworthia Black Gem blooms?

    With enough light, Alworthia Black Gem may produce Not defined flowers in Not defined

    How hard is Alworthia Black Gem to grow?

    A Alworthia Black Gem is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Alworthia Black Gem need?

    A Alworthia Black Gem prefers Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.

    How much water does a Alworthia Black Gem need?

    A Alworthia Black Gem prefers watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer

    What kind of soil does a Alworthia Black Gem need?

    A Alworthia Black Gem prefers Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.

    What temperature does a Alworthia Black Gem like?

    A Alworthia Black Gem prefers Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Alworthia Black Gem ?

    To encourage Alworthia Black Gem growth, No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

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