The Aloe Vera Plant, or Aloe Barbadensis, is characterized by thick leaves that feature a
Botanical Name: Aloe Vera, Aloe Barbadensis
Origin: North Africa
Size: 1 – 2 ft
Lighting: Aloe vera plant prefers bright indirect light
Watering: Allow soil to dry between watering. Be sure to water well and evenly.
Temperature: Aloe Vera prefers temperatures between 65°-85° F. Aloe does not do well in temperatures less than 40°F.
Humidity: This play prefers low humidity
Pruning: Aloe Vera rarely requires pruning
Potential Problems: Has few pest and disease problems. Overwatering can cause root rot.
Poison Information: Plant sap often used for medicinal purposes, other parts can be poisonous, Level 1.