Aloe vera

Aloe Vera, Burn Plant, Medicine Plant

There are more than 300 species of Aloe, plus many hybrids, ranging in height from 6 inches to 18 feet. Native to arid lands, they require little water or care. Juice from the thick, pointed, sharply toothed leaves of some species is used in medicines. However, all Alow leaves are toxic if eaten, so grow plants away from children. The green or lightly blotched leaves usually grow in compact rosettes or occasionally in spirals. Their lilylike flowers bloom atop tall spikes. Some types bloom every month. Drought-tolerant, they prefer frost-free climates and dislike wet winters. Easy to care for, as long as they get good drainage and enough sun. Remove flower stalks and old leaves after flowering.
Aloe vera, Aloe Vera, Burn Plant, Medicine Plant
Tubular yellow flowers in 3-foot clusters hang high above rosettes of plump, gray-green leaves in spring and summer. Leaves are edged with soft spines. Reaches 18 to 24 inches tall and 6 to 8 feet wide.

Attributes - Aloe vera

Plant Type: Succulent

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Mid Summer

Flower Color: Red, Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 1 ft. 6 in. to 3 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

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