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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2016-06-17 21.06.46
2016-06-17 21.06.46
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2016-06-21 15.31.08
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2016-06-21 15.31.19
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How to grow aloe vera

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Aloe vera

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