Aloe Vs. Century Plants?

Answer Aloes and century plants, or agaves, are similar in many aspects of their appearance. In fact, the two types of plant are related, both belonging to the botanical order Liliales, which also contain... Read More »

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How do I grow aloe plants?

Prepare the PotPrepare a pot for your aloe plant that has one or two drainage holes in the bottom. Pour 1 inch of gravel into the pot and spread it around evenly. Top off the pot with potting mix. ... Read More »

Problems With Aloe Plants?

Aloe plants are easy to care for with few disease or pest problems. Proper care significantly reduces the incidence of problems. Aloe plants are hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture Zones 10 and... Read More »

How to Eat Aloe Vera Plants?

Aloe vera is a succulent plant of the Liliaceae family, that has pointed, thick leaves with serrated edges. The leaves ooze a clear viscous liquid when cut open. This gooey liquid has many benefici... Read More »

Are all aloe plants edible?

The lower leaves of the aloe vera plant have medicinal uses. The gel contained in the lower leaf is often used to treat damaged human skin. The leaves and seeds of the plant are both also edible.So... Read More »