Aloe Vera – Medicinal Plant
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Medicinal Plants, Plants for Balcony, Succulents
The Aloe Vera Plant is a native plant of North Africa and European Regions.
Your Aloe Vera Plant is a NASA-Certified air-purifying plant that effectively removes carbon dioxide and various other harmful VOCs from the atmosphere.
Your Aloe Vera Plant can grow up to 40 inches tall when grown indoors.
The Aloe Vera plant prefers bright indirect sunlight to maintain the color of its foliage. Make sure that you are protecting your plant from the bright afternoon sunlight or their leaves may scorch.
Your Plant requires a temperature of no less than 10 C or their health may start to decline. Hence, you must keep your plant indoors during the winter season.
Water your Aloe Vera Plant only when the 4 inches of the topsoil is dry to touch. You must water them once every 3 days during the summers and once every 5 days during the winters.
Your Plant does not require a high humidity environment and can handle dry air well.
Your Aloe Vera Plant grows well in any soil type that has a good drainage system. You can consider using cacti or succulent mix for your plant.
The Aloe Vera Plant is not a heavy feeder but regular feeding will boost its growth. You can use any phosphorous heavy water fertilizer by diluting it to half its strength for your plant to fertilize them once every year in the summer season.
However, during the winter season, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Aloe Vera Plant is considered to be non-toxic for pets and humans.
You should prune your Aloe Vera Plant once every month by removing the dead and dry leaf ends from your plant.
You should repot your plant once every year in a pot that is longer than a size bigger than the current pot to help your plant grow the best during the spring or summer season. You must use a new potting mix for your plant then.
The Aloe Vera Plant leaves turning yellow: It is an indication of underwatering- Water your plants only when the top 4 inches of the soil is dry to touch.
The Aloe Vera plant turning brown or leaves turning mushy: This is caused due to overwatering situations- Do not water your plant unless the top 4 inches of the soil is dry to touch.
An extremely easy to grow plant, Aloe Vera Plant is an attractive succulent that is perfect for any location, be it your home or office. A great medicinal plant, Aloe Vera Plant juice is also useful in severe burns, fever, cold, and cough when taken in the prescribed quantities.