What makes it special:
- Low maintenance plant.
- Best for sunny windows.
- Hardy nature with an attractive look.
- Popular house plant with medicinal values.
Aloe vera belongs to the Asphodelaceae family. Aloe vera cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses. Aloe vera also used for decorative purposes and grows successfully indoors and outdoor. The leaves are thick and fleshy, green to grey-green.
It is found in many consumer products including beverages, skin lotion, cosmetics, or ointments for minor burns and sunburns.Note: Any variety of these plants will be delivered, a few shown in the photos.
- Keep the plant in morning sunlight for 3 to 6 hours
- Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
- The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
- Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to the touch.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy seasons.
Application of Fertilizer
- During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake nutrients and moisture easily.
- When a plant outgrows in the current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
- Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
- Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
- Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.
- Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
- Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.