Aloe vera - Succulent Plant

Aloe vera, Ghrita-kumari is the famous medicinal plant with ornamental and cultural beliefs.


      What makes it special:
    • Low maintenance plant.
    • Best for sunny windows.
    • Hardy nature with an attractive look.
    • Popular house plant with medicinal values.
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1Aloe vera - Succulent Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner
34.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Black)

About Aloe vera

Aloe vera belongs to the Asphodelaceae family. Aloe vera cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses. Aloe vera also used for decorative purposes and grows successfully indoors and outdoor. The leaves are thick and fleshy, green to grey-green.

It is found in many consumer products including beverages, skin lotion, cosmetics, or ointments for minor burns and sunburns. Note: Any variety of these plants will be delivered, a few shown in the photos.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Aloe, Ghrita-kumari, Korphad
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 60 centimeters.
Bloom Time Rarely.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • Keep the plant outdoor in natural bright light / indoor indirect bright light or artificial bright light.
  • Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Aloe vera care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural bright light / indoor indirect bright light or artificial bright light.
    Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 16 to 30 degrees Celcius.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.
    Harvest Season Harvest the leaf when it grows well and looks fleshy.

    Aloe vera special feature

    Medicinal properties and low care plants.

    Aloe vera uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Aloe vera has been widely grown as an ornamental plant

    Medicinal Use:

    • Aloe vera is used in traditional medicine
    • It has been used for a variety of ailments
    • Aloe vera is most commonly used as a topical medication, rubbed onto the skin rather than eaten
    • It has long been known as a treatment for sores, particularly burns, including sunburns
    • Note: Please consult your health expert first before applying externally and internally

    Culinary Use:

    • The skin and the clear inner gel are both edible
    • Use the skin in salads, stir-fried dishes, or on its own as a snack
    • Its firm, crunchy texture makes it great to use in dips and as a cracker substitute
    • Use the gel in smoothies and cocktails

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can Aloe vera grow in water?

    We recommend to grow Aloe vera in a well drained and porous soil for its healthy growth.

    Does Aloe vera plant need water?

    Yes, Before water Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.

    Can Aloe vera cure dandruff?

    Aloe vera plant is considered beneficial for the health of hairs and skin. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    How Aloe vera is used for the face?

    Aloe vera gel is applied on face for a glowing and soothing effect. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    Does Aloe vera need sunlight?

    Aloe vera plant requires at least 4-6 hours of natural bright light for its healthy growth. however, Aloe vera can also grow in indirect natural bright light for the rest of the day.

    Is Aloe vera an indoor plant?

    Aloe vera plant is a succulent and would require 4-6 hrs of direct sunlight. if indoor location provides required amount of sunlight to the plant it can be treated as indoor plant.

    How Aloe vera is useful?

    Aloe vera is a medicinal plant use in many cosmetic products and also an air purifier that can clean air around you. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    Is Aloe vera a cactus?

    No, Aloe vera is succulent and not cactus.

    Is Aloe vera poisonous?

    The skin of the Aloe vera plant is considered to have some chemicals that may not suit some people. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    Is Aloe vera a herb?

    No, Aloe vera plant is classified as a succulent plant and not herb.

    Is Aloe vera good for skin?

    Yes, some reports suggest that Aloe vera gel is beneficial for the skin. Note- consult your health advisor before the application and consumption of any plant or plant part.

    Is Aloe vera good for hair?

    Yes, some reports suggest that Aloe vera gel is beneficial for hairs. Note- consult your health advisor before the application and consumption of any plant or plant part.

    Is Aloe vera a succulent?

    Yes, Aloe vera plant is succulent.



    Reviews

    Monday, 27 July 2020

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???

    sanjay bhatia

    Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?

    Pratima Chatterjee

    Thursday, 12 March 2020

    Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

    Vivekaditya Alambayan
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