Aloe spp.

Common names:  Medicine plants

Light needs:  High light with at least a half-day of full sun; can adapt to less.

Best temperatures:  About 70F (21C) day and 50F (10C) night

Water and humidity needs:  Allow to dry between watering.

Growing guidelines:  Grow in clay pots in all-purpose mix with added sand to help with drainage.  Fertilize lightly once a year, in fall.

Common problems:  Over watering may cause rotting.

Propagation:  Remove offsets any time.

Currently in Greenhouse:  Yes


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