Aloe Vera

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.

Care Level

Intermeidiate

Maintenance

Pest/Disease

Some of the most common pest include aphids and mites.

Size

Aloe Vera an evergreen perennial that grows about 1 to 2 feet tall.

Light

Aloe Vera plants will suffer unless they receive an adequate amount of light. They require a high level of direct sunlight.

Water

Aloe Vera need to be watered once every week, depending on your home's temperature, light levels, and humidity.

Pet Friendly

Aloe Vera are found to be mild to moderately toxic if ingested.