Aloe California Medicinal Plant Aloe Vera
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Aloe California is also known as “Aloe vera”. There are about 250 known Aloe vera similar classifications. Two types of Aloe vera are known as medicinal plants and can be grown at home. The origin of the summer dormant Aloe California is South Africa. This rosette-shaped plant belongs to the Asphodelaceae family and enjoys full sun exposure. It has a slow growth rate, registering a maximum height of 1 to 2 feet. Aloe and Aloe vera difference is that aloe is the genus while aloe vera is the species.
Aloe vera is a slow-growing plant.
The plant is covered with orange/crimson flowers during the blooming season, which remains from March to May.
Watering and Feeding
The plant grows happily when watered once every two to three weeks during spring and summer. It should be watered miserly during winter.
Aloe California should be planted in a well-drained potting mix.
The hardiness zone of Aloe California is 10-12. It is not frost-hardy and has a frost tolerance temperature of 14°F (-10°C). The aloe vera temperature tolerance is 30 degrees Fahrenheit and above.
This variety of Aloe grows in bright light. If planted outdoors, ensure full sun exposure, and place near a west or south-facing window indoors.
These plants can be successfully propagated from seeds, suckers, and rhizome cuttings.
Aloe vs. Aloe vera is the difference in taxonomy or scientific classification. Aloe California adds meaning to your succulent garden and is an amazingly ornamental houseplant. Perfect for gifting and doing up your place!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Aloe vera|
|Frost Tolerance||-4°c (-10° C|
|Scientific Name||Aloe california medicinal plant|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|