Aloe is a succulent plant that grows in clustering rosettes of stiff, upright leaves. The juice from its leaves will relieve pain from scrapes and burns and can be used as a drink for treating arthritis. It prefers bright indirect light. Water when the top inch of the soil is dry to the touch.
Common Name: Aloe Vera
Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis
Light Requirements: Bright Light; South or West windows are ideal.
Mature Height: 12-24"
Mature Width: 8-12"
Bloom Time: At least once a year; Can take up to 4 years of age to bloom. (If placed in direct light.)
Watering: Water thoroughly when compost begins to dry out in winter; water very infrequently.
Soil Preference: Cactus Soil
Attributes: Juice from the leaves are good for pain from scrapes and burns. Used as a drink for arthritis. Air Purifier