Ask a Question forum: Why hasn't my aloe pupped

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Name: Nico
Minnesota, US (Zone 3b)
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nicodiangel_no
Jul 13, 2016 6:41 PM CST
I've had this aloe for about a year now. I'm guessing it's a Namibian Partridge, but I'm not 100% positive. Anyway, why hasn't it pupped yet? None of my plants have. They're all in a south-facing window and I follow watering instructions pretty well
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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Baja_Costero
Jul 13, 2016 9:22 PM CST
I'm not sure your plant is an aloe, it could be a Gasteraloe (hybrid). In any case, some plants are solitary, others make occasional offsets, and a few are pup factories. You have to wait and watch to know what your plant is going to do. It certainly looks like it's doing well. You might consider upping the pot size at some point in the near future. But keep doing whatever you're doing, because the plant looks to be thriving.
Name: Nico
Minnesota, US (Zone 3b)
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nicodiangel_no
Jul 14, 2016 7:19 AM CST
Thank you! I was actually about to repot it. And I remember that it was labeled as Aloe at Walmart, but you can't exactly trust Walmart...
Name: Calin
Weston-super-mare UK (Zone 7b)
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fixpix
Jul 14, 2016 9:10 AM CST
Or maybe it's still just a pup itself? Unless you know exactly which aloe it is you won't know what growth habit it has. I personally think one rosette'd plants are cooler.
Name: Nico
Minnesota, US (Zone 3b)
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nicodiangel_no
Jul 14, 2016 10:36 AM CST
Thank you! I was actually about to repot it. And I remember that it was labeled as Aloe at Walmart, but you can't exactly trust Walmart...

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