Aloe

Aloe massawana

How to care for Aloe

Shape

Light: Full Sun

Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.

watering

Watering need: Low demand

All of the soil should be dry before watering. If the soil is still moist, you risk giving this plant too much water which can make it start to rot. When you water this plant, water well and then allow the soil to dry out completely before you water it again.

fertilizer

Fertilizing need: Minimum demand

This plant does not need very much fertilizing, but giving them some extra nutrients every once in a while is important to keep them green, promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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The Best Way to Water Your Aloe

Aloes, like other succulents, do not need too much water - in fact, you can easily accidentally kill an Aloe by overwatering. It's therefore important to make sure that it is allowed to dry out completely between waterings.

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How to Fertilize Your Aloe

Like almost all other plants, succulents need nutrients to grow and stay healthy.

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How to Repot Your Aloe

Like almost all other plants, succulents require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy.

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