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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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Predictions

Perennial

living more than two years

Photos

Aloe vera crops

Aloe vera plantings

2016-06-17 21.06.46
2016-06-17 21.06.46
by Cesy
2016-06-21 15.31.08
2016-06-21 15.31.08
by Cesy
2016-06-21 15.31.19
2016-06-21 15.31.19
by Cesy
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What people are saying about aloe vera

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by Cesy,

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...

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Aloe vera

by Cesy,

[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...

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How to grow aloe vera

Grown for: leaf (3)

Scientific names

Aloe vera

Alternate names

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