How to Grow and Care for Lace Aloe

Lace aloe, also known as A. aristata, is a drought-resistant succulent that is ideal for xeriscaping. Its top attribute is still up for debate, as it has several attractive qualities. The plant produces numerous pups for easy propagation and has fragrant blooms that attract pollinators and hummingbirds. Lace aloe is a low-growing plant that can spread and multiply to create a beautiful display. It can resist drought and does well in poor soil. It is hardy in Zones 8 to 10 and can be grown outdoors in rock gardens, beds, borders, and mass plantings. Lace aloe can also be grown indoors in pots with well-draining soil and indirect light. It is unappealing to squirrels and voles but may attract mealybugs or scale insects. The most common disease is root rot, which can be prevented by planting in well-draining soil and avoiding overwatering. Lace aloe is a versatile plant that adds a desert vibe to landscapes and complements southwestern decor. It can be used in desert gardens, rock gardens, xeriscapes, and as part of trendy container gardens. Its attractive leaves also make it a great option for holiday decor.