Aloe Vera

MYBG-ALVE


Type: Plants

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Barbados Aloe

Family

Asphodeloideae

Origin

Arabian Peninsula

Description  

Aloe vera is a stemless or very short-stemmed succulent plant growing up to 1 m tall, spreading by offsets. The leaves are thick and fleshy, green to grey-green, with some varieties showing white flecks on the upper and lower stem surfaces. The margin of the leaf is serrated and has small white teeth. The flowers are produced in summer on a spike up to 35 inches tall, each flower being pendulous, with a yellow tubular corolla up to 3 cm long

Aloe vera is the most encountered species of aloe and the most well known for delivering powerful health benefits ,The medicinal uses of aloe vera are amazing, as the benefits of aloe vera remedies are truly significant.

Environment

When growing Aloe Vera plants, plant them in a cactus potting soil mix or a regular potting soil that has been amended with additional perlite or building sand. Also, make sure that the pot has plenty of drainage holes. It cannot tolerate standing water. One important thing in the care of Aloe Vera houseplants is that they have proper light. They need bright light, so they do best in south- or west-facing windows. Another important part of how to grow an Aloe Vera is to water the plant properly. The soil should be allowed to go completely dry before being watered. When the plant is watered, the soil should be thoroughly drenched, but the water should be allowed to drain freely from the soil

Landscape Use

Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping

 


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