Aloe Vera

Aloe vera

How to care for Aloe Vera


Light: Part sun, part shade

Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.


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.


Fertilizing need: Low demand

This plant needs fertilizing just like all of your other plants, but in a lower dose. Plant fertilizer is needed to promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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Has been used for medical purposes for more than 2000 years.

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The Best Way to Water Your Aloe Vera

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 Vera

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

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How to Repot Your Aloe Vera

Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.

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