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Organically raised Aloe vera plants. Attractive and useful, as well as easy to care for. As an added bonus they produce more plants all by themselves.
First aid plant, Medicine plant, Bitter aloe
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.
This plant needs a well drained, gritty potting mixture. Allow the soil to completely dry out between watering.
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.