Aloe

Description
Botanical Name: 
Aloe barbadensis

Native to South Africa. Favorite folk medicine plant used to treat burns, bites, inflammation, and a host for other ills. Clustering rosettes of narrow, fleshy stiffly upright leaves 1-2 feet long,  yellow flowers in dense spike atop 3’ stalk spring and summer.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Houseplants
Name: 
Aloe
Plant Type: 
House Plant
Mature Size: 
2' to 3'
Water: 
Moderate
Exposure:: 
Well-lit spot away from direct sunlight
Soil Type: 
Potting mix
Planting Time: 
Any season
Comments

Can be used on your patio in the summer but needs to be brought back indoors in the fall. Keep out of direct sunlight.