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 »

How do i start aloe plants?

Separating PupsGently remove loose soil from around the offset or pup from the mother aloe plant. Aloes start new plants from the roots of old plants. Separate the pup from the mother plant's roots... Read More »

How do I transplant aloe plants?

Prepare the New SiteChoose a new location for the aloe vera plant that has full sun and protection from cold temperatures. Transplant the aloe to a pot so it can be moved into the sun and indoors i... 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 »