Aloe Vera Plant 10 cm
Aloe Vera Barbadensis miller
Pot size plant Ø 10cm
Deliveryheight incl. pot 20-30 cm
Decorative planter not included
This Aloe Vera plant is known as the Indian medicine plant due to the healing powers of the sap in its succulent leaves which has been used for...
This Aloe Vera plant is known as the Indian medicine plant due to the healing powers of the sap in its succulent leaves which has been used for medical treatment for centuries. It contains antiseptic elements which can destroy bacteria, fungi and viruses. Aloe Vera is also effective in reducing inflammation and easing pain. It is also used as a popular base for many cosmetic products and homeopathic ointments. This Aloe Vera makes a great houseplant, as it’s one of the few plants that releases oxygen and absorbs carbon dioxide in the dark, making it very suitable for growing in bedrooms. Note: Not suitable for consumption.
- 1 x Aloe Vera
|Botanical name||Aloe Vera Barbadensis miller|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Full grown height||40cm - 60cm|
|Plant pot size||Ø 10cm|
How to take care of Aloe Vera Plant 10 cm
Use a pot with drainage holes and a good potting mix such as 'cacti mix' soil. Place Aloe Vera Plant plant near a window that gets plenty of sun, can also be moved outdoors during summer. Choose a location not in direct light because harsh sunlight can cause it to turn brown. Be careful not to overwater; this is a succulent plant. During winter it will become dormant so you can reduce the watering. During the summer months, the soil should be soaked, but then be allowed to dry out completely again before re-watering. Aloes have a shallow, spreading root system, when it is time to re-pot choose a wide planter, rather than a deep one. When it is root bound, it will be top heavy and will send out more new shoots or pups. Remove new shoots when they are 10 cm high and replant in their own pots. If not, they’ll suck life from the mother plant. Signs of this happening: The mother will get bright green and spread its leaves horizontally rather than vertically. Leaves that lie flat instead is usually because of insufficient light. Leaves are thin and curled is lack of watering. Very slow growth means High alkaline soil or water; too damp for too long; not enough light; too much fertilizer. When you need to use it medicinally, just remove a lower leaf from the plant, slice it open, and apply the gel on the affected area.
When you need to use it medicinally, just remove a lower leaf from the plant, slice it open, and apply the gel on the affected area.
For additional instructions see product packaging.
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