Aloe Vera Plant - Set of 2 - 4 Inch Nursery Pot
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The Aloe vera plant is considered to be one of the best indoor and outdoor plants and is a famous medicinal plant with cultural beliefs. This is a low-maintenance plant and an excellent medical herb.
What makes it special:
- Easy to grow and best house plant.
- Best plant for sunny windows.
- It’s a low-maintenance and evergreen plant.
- Hardy nature with medicinal values.
The botanical name of the Aloe vera is “Aloe barbadensis miller”. It is used in many skin lotions, cosmetics, and ointments for minor burns. It is also used for decorative purposes and is cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses.
Plant Height 6 inches (15 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inches (15 cm)
Maximum Plant Height up to 23 inches (60 cm)
Planting And Care:-
- Keep your Aloe vera in morning sunlight for 3 to 6 hours.
- Protect it from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
- Please always check if the soil of the plant is well-drained and fertile.
- Always use clay, sandy, and loamy soil.
- Apply 1 cup of water when the upper layer of the soil in the pot feels dry.
- Try to water it early in the morning.
- It requires temperatures 16 to 30 degrees C.
- When the Aloe vera outgrows the pot, make sure to re-pot it carefully.
- Make sure to choose a pot larger than the previous one.
Application of Fertilizer
- Before applying any kind of fertilizer make sure the topsoil of the pot is loosened and does not disturb the roots of the plant.
- Always apply water to the port immediately after the application of fertilizer.
- Remove any dead, infected, or damaged parts of the plant and discard them away.
- For any disease or insect attack, you can use “Neem oil”, Eucalyptus oil, or Citrus oil spray for usual treatment.
- Keep your plant away from AC vents
- Always keep it away from the dark and shady place.
Aloe vera Special Feature
- It’s a low-care plant with excellent medicinal properties.
Aloe vera Uses
- It is used in traditional medicine as well as for a variety of ailments.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is Aloe vera an indoor plant?
The Aloe vera plant requires 3-6 hrs of direct sunlight so if the indoor location provides the required amount of sunlight to the plant it can be treated as an indoor plant.
- Can Aloe vera grow in water?
It’s always recommended to grow Aloe vera in well-drained and porous soil for its healthy growth.
- How Aloe vera is used for the face?
Aloe vera gel can be applied on the face for glowing skin but please consult your dermatologist before application or consumption of plants or their parts.
- Does Aloe vera plant need water?
Yes, But before watering, always check the moisture by poking your finger or small stick into the soil. Water it when the topsoil feels dry to touch.
- Does Aloe vera need sunlight?
Aloe vera plant requires 3-6 hours of natural bright sunlight for its healthy growth. However, Aloe vera can also grow in indirect natural bright light for the rest of the day time.
- Is Aloe vera a cactus?
No, The Aloe vera is succulent and is not a cactus.
- Is Aloe vera poisonous?
The Aloe vera plant is considered to have some chemicals that may not suit some people so please consult your dermatologist before application or consumption of plants or their parts.
- Can aloe vera reduce belly fat?
Many types of research have shown that aloe vera could affect the metabolism of fat in the body while preventing the aggregation of belly fat.
- What is bad about aloe vera?
The long-term use of large amounts of aloe latex may cause diarrhea, kidney problems, and blood in the urine so please consult your dermatologist before application or consumption of plants or their parts.
- Is Aloe vera a herb?
No, The Aloe vera plant is classified as a succulent plant and not an herb but it has many medicinal properties.