Aloe vera Plant Care Reminders
Aloe veraMedicinal Aloe, Barbados Aloe
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Instruction By Pat Hammer Notes Very tender and should not be planted where they might freeze. Sunset Zones
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When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?
It is best to plant outdoors in the summer months. Plant in full sun. Keep in well drained soil. Potted plants need filtered sun or some shade.
When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?
Fertilize yearly in the spring with a half strength formula recommended for blooming.
Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?
Plants are somewhat dormant and do not require much water. Allow soil to be completely dry between watering and should be given minimal water.
During the summer months the soil should be soaked completely but allow to dry between waterings.
Reduce water has the season changes and the days are shorter.