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Aloe vera

Aloe vera

Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

A succulent beauty, well known for its use in creams and oils. A tender perennial, originating from the Arabian Peninsula, but grows as an evergreen in tropical climates around the world. The Aloe can be used for decorative purposes as its form of succulent spikes lend themselves to be used in containers and gravel gardens.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun or partial shade with free draining, but moist soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Ideal for solo plantings or for container combinations to create a contrast with coloured foliage and flowering plants. Ideal for the summer patio and conservatory.

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

30 x 30 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Flower Colour:

Foliage Colour:

green

blue

Flowering Time:

N/A

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Rockery

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

To keep this plant over winter it must be kept in a frost free area.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

ALOACEAE

Genus:

Aloe

Species:

vera

Category:

Succulents

Recommended Pot Sizes:

Pot Spacing:

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

0 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

Feeding Frequency:

Recommended pH:

Growth Regulation PGR:

Temperature During Production:

Temperature During Transport:

Availability

Available for Delivery:

N/A

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:12/2022/20
Qty:2932

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.