Common Name: Barbados Aloe, Medicinal Aloe; Medicine Plant
Scientific Name: Aloe vera; Aloe barbadensis; Aloe perfoliata
Light: Bright Indirect Sun. Direct sunlight will scorch leaves.
Water: Tolerates drought, but likes to be watered regularly.
Care: Requires sandy or gravely soil. If plant is left to dry too long - leaves will start to shrivel. Yellowing leaves tend to be signs of overwater.
Details: Thick, succulent leaves filled with a watery gel that will sooth skin. The leaves grow from the base of the plant, in a rosette, and have jagged edges with flexible spines.
Not pet friendly