This product contains
|1||Aloe vera - Succulent Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (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 Height||6 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
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
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
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
- Aloe vera has been widely grown as an ornamental plant
- 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
- 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, apply water to Aloe vera when soil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
Can Aloe vera cure dandruff?
Aloe vera plant is considered as beneficial for health of hairs. consult your health advisor for exact use of Aloe vera for treatment of dandruff.
How Aloe vera is used for the face?
Aloe vera gel is applied on face for glowing and soothing effect. consult your health advisor beofre application and consumption of any plant or plant part.
Does Aloe vera need sunlight?
Aloe vera plant requires atleast 4-6 hours of direct sunlight for its healthy growth. however, Aloe vera can also grow in indirect natural bright light for rest of the day.
Is Aloe vera an indoor plant?
Aloe vera plant is a succulent and would require 4-6 ours 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 and also a air purifier that can cleans air around you.
Is Aloe vera a cactus?
No, Aloe vera is succulent and not cactus.
Is Aloe vera poisonous?
The skin of Aloe vera plant is considered to have some chemicals that may not suit some people.
Is Aloe vera a herb?
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 skin. however, consult your health advisor beofre 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. however, consult your health advisor beofre application and consumption of any plant or plant part.
Is Aloe vera a succulent?
Yes, Aloe vera plant is succulent.
Thursday, 12 March 2020
Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..
Wednesday, 04 March 2020
This plant is very easy to grow.
Saturday, 22 February 2020
Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?
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