Aloe vera is an undemanding plant that is easy to grow indoors. As a houseplant, it offers the added advantage of providing healing gel throughout the year. A succulent, it can tolerate some neglect and spring behind setbacks will kill a less resistant plant. gray-green leaves are fleshy and firm, and do a good contrast with most delicate houseplants, such as ferns, African violets and spider plants.
Select aloe vera plants have stable, upright leaves with smooth skin.
Plant the aloe vera plant each spring. During warm weather months, they can grow quickly.
They provide the aloe vera plants with loose, sandy soil. Cactus potting mixture (or a mixture of 2 parts sand to 1 part earth) would work well.
Choose a pot with good drainage. Fill 1/3 full with marbles, pebbles or shells.
Fill the container 2/3 full with potting mix and introduce factory.
Cover the plant to the crown with soil. Pat the soil in place.
Water it new potted aloe and place in a sunny window. Windows with southern exposure provide powerful light aloe vera needs.
Water aloe vera during summer months when the pot is dry. Observe the dirt closely and wait until it starts to pull away from the side of the pot before you water. During winter, aloe vera requires very little water. A good watering once every two to three weeks is sufficient.