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Aloe vera

For sale by Greenmud

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Offer is for 3 of several well grown houseplants in 12-15cm pot size ( will send bare rooted) with many leaves, some with own pups plant leaf sizes are approx 8" plus 5 bare rooted..pups.... I have 50 plants available... reason for selling I just have too many and am going away for a few weeks soon.Too much for hubby to look after. Excellent condition. Courier is £6.00 or pick up from stockwood

Aloe vera | Bristol, BS14
Aloe vera | Bristol, BS14
Aloe vera | Bristol, BS14
Plant Size
Total Price
15cm × 12cm × 3
£6.00

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Common names

First aid plant, Medicine plant, Bitter aloe

Description

Aloe vera (First aid plant). This species can grow 60cm high and produces rosettes of lance-shaped grey-green leaves which are toothed with many small white-ish spines and have pink-green margins. The surface of the leaves sometimes have small white flecks.
The long, tubular, yellow flowers appear in summer on spikes that can grow up to 90cm tall.

Also known as Aloe barbadensis, Aloe indica, Aloe perfoliata L. var. vera and Aloe vulgaris.

Cultivation

This plant needs a well drained, gritty potting mixture. Allow the soil to completely dry out between watering.

Interest and use

Known for its medicinal qualities, it is widely cultivated. The syrupy leaf juice is used in skin care products and for the treatment of burns.

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality, Gritty
  • WaterDry

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