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Aloe vera, Ghrita-kumari is the famous medicinal plant with an ornamental and cultural beliefs.
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Plant height : 1 feet (+/- 20%)
The plant is potted in 6 inch plastic Pot
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Description for Aloe vera

Note: Any variety of these plants will be delivered, few shown in the photos.

Aloe vera is the scientific name of a plant which lives more than 3 years. It is a succulent and stores water and food in the modified stem. The leaves are thick and fleshy, green to grey-green, with some varieties showing white spots on stem surfaces.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Aloe, Ghrita-kumari, Korphad Yellow Summer Up to 3 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

It can be planted outdoor as well as indoor. Plant in bright, sunny location in a well-drainage pot. Do not plough so much deep as the leaves may get infection from the soil. Cover the root ball when planting but do not let the leaves touch the soil.

You can make the perfect soil by mixing perlite, sand, and regular potting soil.A south facing window would be an ideal spot for an indoor Aloe plant. You can propagate it by the division or stem cutting.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun to partial shade Well-drained, sandy potting soil Less than medium 16 to 35 degrees C Use any organic fertilizer

Caring for Aloe vera

  • Use porous and well drainage pots as they provide good drainage.
  • Avoid to keep in harsh hot sun and damp soil.
  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch.
  • Feed once and a while during their active growing season.
  • Reduce watering in the winter as it goes in dormant condition.
  • The crowded plant should be divided and re-potted to promote healthy growth.

Harvesting

Harvest the leaf when it grows well and looks fleshy

Typical uses of Aloe vera

Special features: Medicinal properties and low care plant

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: Aloe vera has been widely grown as an ornamental plant.

Medicinal use: Aloe vera is used in the traditional medicine. It has been used for a variety of ailments.

Note: Please consult your health expert first before applying externally and internally.

References

  • http://www.thegardenhelper.com/
  • http://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-aloe-vera.html
  • https://getbusygardening.com/aloe-vera-plant-care/
  • https://www.wikihow.com/Plant-Aloe-Vera

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Monday, 02 July 2018
Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?
Charlesgoosy
Monday, 02 July 2018
Is this plant low maintenance.
Veece
Sunday, 01 July 2018
plant was delivered in excellent condition there was no damage .
Santosh Choudhary
Sunday, 01 July 2018
I am satisfied with the plants.
Priyanka Majumder Das
Sunday, 01 July 2018
Young ones adapt better
Aditi Agarwal

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