Aloe vera is commonly referred as savior of sunburnt skin, has a plethora of classification including perennial, succulent and xerophytic. Aloe plant can be grown indoors as well as outdoor; they are versatile, low maintenance plant. This is what makes it a common household plant.
Many people keep aloe vera for design and medical uses. It is also used for decorative purpose. It has thick and fleshy leaves, green to grey-green. It is found in many consumer products like skin lotion, cosmetics and ointment for sun burns.
Botanical name – (Aloe barbadensis)
|Height of plant||15 cm|
|Spread of plant||15 cm|
Aloe Vera care tips:
|Sunlight||Natural bright light. Indirect bright light or artificial bright light|
|Soil||Soil should be fertile and rich in organic content|
|Water||Check moisture with finger, you should water thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winters and rainy season. Aloe Vera plants are drought resistant, so they can survive with minimal watering.|
|Temperature||16 to 30 degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer||Add organic fertilizer. Apply water immediately after applying fertilizer.|