How Do You Pot Aloe Vera Plants?
Aloe vera plants are succulents that thrive in arid climates. They have thick, stalk-like leaves. Aloe vera plants are a practical addition to any home. If you suffer from a minor burn, scrape or insect bite, slice open a leaf and apply the gel to the affected area of skin. You can also use the gel for sunburns. Some cosmetic companies add Aloe vera to their products. It can be commonly found in lotions and hair products. You may also find Aloe vera juice sold in natural health stores for the purpose of aiding digestion. Purchase a pot that is large enough to give your Aloe vera plant plenty of room. Aloe plants have roots that spread, rather than stretching deep, so purchase a wide pot. Be sure that the pot has drainage holes in the bottom. Aloe vera plants need to have well-drained soil. If your plant swims in the pot each time you water, it may not reach its full potential. Some pots come with their own saucers to collect excess water. If yours does not, protect your furniture or fl