Aloe plants (Aloe spp.) come in many varieties, with some well-suited for indoor growth. One of the more common potted types, aloe vera, produces a sap that can help heal burns and small scrapes. The succulent leaves of aloes are usually green, although some types may feature pale green or white variegation or spots. Most types have few spines on the sword-shaped foliage. Like most succulents, aloes thrive on minimal care and require little moisture to survive.
Aloe Vera needs to be in a place that's bright with indirect sunlight: Direct sun can burn its tender skin.
Aloe can handle drought well, but prefers to be watered regularly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. If the plant is left dry too long, the leaves will shrivel and pucker slightly. They will recover when watered, but prolonged stress, either too much drought or too much water, will cause the leaves to yellow and die.
Toxic to pets.
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