Home Aloe vera
Aloe barbadensis miller
Common Names: Medicinal Aloe, First Aid Plant, Burn Aloe, True Aloe
Aloe are a family of succulents, the most popular of which being aloe vera or true aloe, which have become very popular houseplants. This attraction to Aloe is nothing new, however, as it has been known as medicinal and beautifying for centuries. Aloe are best suited for dry, hot climates and do well with similar care as other succulents. If you want a classic aloe in your home, choose the barbadensis miller! It's thick, juicy leaves arc upwards in straight or twisting patterns, and make a beautiful houseplant. Our suggestion is to keep this plant somewhere near your kitchen (provided it can get enough light) as the gel is excellent at treating burns!
Light: Bright filtered
Water: Drought Tolerant
Ease: Easy Breezy
Pet Friendly: No
Care: Your Aloe does not want too much water, but needs enough to maintain its succulent leaves. Wait until the soil has dried out completely before watering, and then water deeply. If your aloe is underwatered, the leaves will start to pucker.