All About The Aloe Vera Plant

All About The Aloe Vera Plant

Revered for their medicinal power and hardy nature, The Aloe Vera plant is a popular house plant that is low-maintenance and brings variety and diversity to any collection. They are perfect as an accent plant on a bookshelf or kitchen counter and can even be used as home or office décor. The Aloe Vera plant doesn’t require much and can withstand zero waterings for a long period of time.

Have a read about this plant below.

Habitat Needs

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All that this plant needs is a proper sized planter that allows it to show off its succulent like leaves.  Always remember to keep your plant in a pot that has drainage holes for proper watering.

Lighting Needs

TheAloe Vera Plant is a lover of bright, indirect sunlight. This means close to a window but not directly in the sun. If this plant is left in the sun rays, it can cause its skin to scorch. This may seem confusing, but just remember, no direct sunlight and your plant will be happy.

Watering Needs

This plant is drought-tolerant meaning that it can go long periods of time without any waterings. However, it does prefer to be watered on a regular basis, about every other week or so. Be mindful to not water this plant during the winter months as it tends to store water from its growing season and go dormant. 


Temperature Needs

The Aloe Vera Plant enjoys warmer weather and doesn’t typically like to be in colder climates. The ideal temperature for this plant is between 55 and 85. Aim for temperatures no lower than 40 degrees fahrenheit. This plant cannot tolerate frost.

Nutrient Needs

These plants are happy without fertilizer, but if you would like, you can give the plants regular houseplant fertilizer once a year during the spring months.

We hope this helped any new plant parents. Happy Planting!

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