Aloe Vera Aloe vera
How to sow aloe vera: Cuttings or "pups"
Sun requirement for aloe vera: Plant in Full Sun
Aloe Vera has been planted 9 times by Growstuff members.
Aloe Vera is an evergreen succulent with thick, fleshy leaves with serrated edges. It can be grown outdoors in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 9-11 or indoors anywhere. Like all succulents, Aloe Vera does best with bright light and in arid conditions. Aloe is often grown for ornamental and medicinal uses: the juice from it's leaves is frequently applied to sunburns and other wounds.
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I've just uploaded some more recent photos of my plants. The [parsley](crop) is still going strong, having seeded itself in a second spot along the box. One patch has died back a bit - I clearly need to pick it and use it more often. The [chives](crop) have also died back a bit, again probably be...Read more
[aloe vera](crop) is rapidly becoming my favourite unkillable plant, taking over from spider-plants because not only does it seed everywhere, survive me forgetting to water it for weeks, survive me over-watering in guilt when I remember, and not appear to care whether it has sun, shade, accidenta...Read more
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