True Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) 8 seeds (#2263)
About the product
An evergreen perennial, it originates from the Arabian Peninsula, but grows wild in tropical, semi-tropical, and arid climates around the world. Also used for decorative purposes and grows successfully indoors as a potted plant.
Aloe plants are one of the most beloved houseplants.
However, growing aloe from seeds is rewarding, pretty easy, and can afford you the opportunity to have some exotic and rare plants in your collection.
Genus - Aloe
Species - Barbadensis
Common name - True Aloe Vera
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Height - 0,35 - 0,45 m
Plant type - Perennial
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Slow
Soil type - Loose, light
Water requirements - Low
Landscape uses - Indoor pot exotic plant
Leaf / Flower color - Green / --
Seeds can be sown at any time of the year.
A half and half mixture of peat and horticultural sand makes an excellent, well-draining medium. A combination of the sand, sterile compost, and perlite can be used as well.
Lightly dampen the medium and spread the seed about 2.5 cm apart. Cover them with a light dusting of the sand and keep in very bright place at +22-+24C.