Aloinopsis schooneesii
Aloinopsis schooneesii

Aloinopsis plants and species are originally from South Africa and are a low growing succulent that produce wonderful ‘daisy’ like flowers in winter.

Aloinopsis schooneesii is perhaps one of the most sought after species.

Aloinopsis Care and Growing Conditions

Species differ a little in care requirements, but in general Aloinopsis grow well in pots or containers and prefer a position in full sun in the morning with some protection from the hot afternoon sun.

Like many succulents they appreciate a dry period between watering, so allow to dry out thoroughly and remember to keep dry during winter until spring.

A free draining growing medium is essential and as these plants have tap roots a deep container is advisable. In cooler climates these are strictly an indoors plant in winter.

Fertilize when plants are in active growth with a balanced liquid fertilizer. When buying plants look for specific growing notes for particular species. Plants need little extra care, do not need to be pruned, should be repotted every 3-4 years and, some species look great as bonsai’s.


With a number of species available for sale, some of the best are listed :

  • Aloinopsis luckhoffii.
  • Aloinopsis schooneesii.
  • Aloinopsis spathulata,.
  • Aloinopsis rubrolineata.
  • Aloinopsis peersii.


Older clumps can also be divided in spring.

Aloinopsis are available for sale from the following nurseries

Small, Pacific Northwest retail mail order specialty nursery. Our goal is to provide to the public quality, well-grown succulent plants at a reasonable and fair price. We also specialize in rare seed-grown Aloinopsis, a good selection of succulents and cacti.