A well-known medicinal plant with decorative uses and folklore importance is Aloe vera, sometimes referred to as Ghrita-kumari.
What makes it unique?
- Plant with little maintenance.
- For windows with sunlight, best.
- A hard personality and terrific looks.
- A well-liked houseplant with healing properties.
Aloe vera belongs to the Asphodelaceae family. Growing aloe vera serves both medical and agricultural needs. Aloe vera grows well indoors and out and is frequently used as a decorative plant. Green to grey-green can be found on the thick, meaty leaves.
Common Name - Aloe, Ghrita-kumari, Korphad.
Maximum Height - Up to 60 centimetres.
Bloom Time - Rarely.
Difficulty Level - Easy to grow.
Sunlight - Keep the plant in morning sunlight for 3 to 6 hours
Watering - Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Soil - Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
Temperature - 16 to 30 degrees Celsius.
Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer.
Harvest Season - Harvest the leaf when it grows well and looks fleshy.
Aloe vera care
- Keep the plant in direct, bright natural light.
- By probing the soil with a stick or your finger, you may determine how much moisture is there.
- Water when you can feel the top 1-2 inches of soil are dry.
- Wait at least two weeks after.
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