Aloe vera
Aloe vera
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines Keep the soil constantly slightly moist but never let it dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Succulent fertilizer (e.g. N3-P6-K12).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate desert

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Names

Other common names Medicinal Aloe
Family Aloaceae
Other scientific names Aloe barbadensis, Aloe indica, Aloe vulgaris, Aloe arabica

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
  • orange
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    5
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    6
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Leaf color
  • green