Aloe vera is a succulent from the Asphodelaceae family, native to the Arabian Peninsula. Though it can be found wild in tropical, semi-tropical, and arid climates all around the world. There are over 249 varieties of Aloe plants.
A interesting characteristic of the Aloe plant, is it’s ability stores water in its leaves, in the form of a gel. For thousands of years, humans have been using the gel for various purposes including ornamental, healing and softening the skin.
Some of the most common pest include aphids and mites.
Aloe Vera an evergreen perennial that grows about 1 to 2 feet tall.
Aloe Vera plants will suffer unless they receive an adequate amount of light. They require a high level of direct sunlight.
Aloe Vera need to be watered once every week, depending on your home's temperature, light levels, and humidity.
Aloe Vera are found to be mild to moderately toxic if ingested.