Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera
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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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The Best Way to Water Your Aloes

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.

Find out more about: The Best Way to Water Your Aloes

How to fertilize Succulents

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

Find out more about: How to fertilize Succulents

The best way 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.

Find out more about: The best way to repot your Aloe Vera