How to grow Aloe

Written by Maggie

Sep 09 2021

How to grow Aloe

Aloe can be grown in loose, fertile, slightly acidic soil.During curing, the temperature of the environment can be stabilized at 20 ~ 30 degrees, and adequate light, water and fertilizer should be given.Aloe can't be exposed to sunlight or waterlogging, avoid direct exposure to the sun, and water the Aloe root system properly.

Aloe - Most Common House Plant 

1, Light for Aloe

Aloe is a perennial evergreen herb that tolerates shade and prefers light.In the spring and autumn, the light is mild, so Aloe can be cured outdoors in a well-lit location.During the summer, the light is too strong, pay attention to avoid direct sunlight.Move Aloe to a cool, well-ventilated place away from direct sunlight.

2, Soil for Aloe

Aloe grows well, and is adaptable and did not pick the soil.Aloe can be grown in loose, fertile, breathable and well drained slightly acidic soil.During the curing period, it can be poured with ferrous sulphate solution once every 20 days, which is conducive to Aloe growth. The basin can be changed once a year, which can be done in spring.


3, Temperature for Aloe

Aloe likes temperature and is suitable for growing in a warm, dry and well ventilated climate.The temperature suitable for Aloe growth is 20 ~ 30 degrees, and the winter temperature is above 10 degrees.During maintenance, Aloe needs to be moved indoors to a warm location. Aloe is vulnerable to frostbite when the temperature is around 0 degrees Celsius in winter.

4, Water for Aloe

Aloe's leaves are thick and contain a certain amount of water and nutrients for growth.Aloe is drought-resistant and waterlogged, so proper watering should be done during maintenance to keep the soil moist.Aloe needs fertilizer to grow during its growth period. Fertilizer is mainly compound fertilizer containing nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. Apply thin fertilizer.