Aloe vera is a succulent that originates from the arid Arabian Peninsula,
and is cultivated for its widely known medicinal purposes, from alleviating sunburns and aiding wound healing,
to relieving heartburn and lowering blood sugar.
The leaves are long, thick and fleshy, green to grey-green,
with serrated margins. An evergreen perennia, when grown indoors, it rarely flowers.
||200 - 2000 foot candles | West Window | Medium Light to maintain plant | High Light / Sunny light area with at least 4 hours of direct sun daily for growth
||5 - 24%
||Refill the water reservoir when it is empty.
|Nutrition & Fertilisers
||Lightly fertilise with a 10-40-10 liquid fertiliser every 4 - 6 months.
|Potting & Growth Medium
||Well-draining Succulent & Cacti Potting Mix
||21 - 30°C
||Mildly toxic to cats and dogs. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, depression, anorexia, tremors, change in urine colour.