Aloe Vera is a widely cultivated succulent plant and it’s loved due its mucilage rich leaves which have various medicinal properties. It’s also very pretty with variegated leaves and soft spikes which makes it a wonderful house plant. It grows in rosettes and it self propagates by growing pups from stolons of the mother plant. It requires very well drained soil, warm temperatures and bright indirect light since direct sun can burn its leaves.
Light: Bright indirect
Watering: Water every 3-4 weeks
Pet Parents: Toxic for pets
Plant Bio: Aloe’s medicinal properties have been used to treat skin conditions and wound healing for centuries. From the family Asphodelaceae is native to the Arabian peninsula, Madagascar and throughout the African continent and can be grown outdoors in Zones 10-12. It can become invasive so it’s recommended to be cultivated in planters.
Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis miller)