Cultural technique of the aloe barbadensis plant
Aloe barbadendis plant need for a mild climate to be able to grow. In fact, it is a plant that lives well outdoors in temperate-warm climate areas while in cooler areas it must be protected from the winter cold as it does not tolerate temperatures below 5-8 ° C.
Watering the Aloe Barbadensis plant
In the spring – summer period Aloe it should be watered in moderation and taking care not to wet the leaves in order to prevent water from settling between the leaves which could lead to dangerous rot. The technique is to water and let the soil dry out until the next watering. As autumn winter arrives, watering gradually decreases. In spring watering is gradually resumed.
Type of soil-repotting
Aloe is repotted in spring increasing the size of the pot each time. Not having a particularly deep root system, it is preferable to choose a pot that is wider than deep and with adequate drainage holes as it does not like water stagnation and place gravel or pieces of earthenware on the bottom of the pot. They are plants that are not particularly demanding in terms of soils but prefer predominantly sandy soils that favor the rapid draining of excess water.
Aloe develops flowers from spring to autumn depending on the species and the varieties that form on the top of a long stem, simple or branched or in clusters and the plant does not die after flowering unlike Agave.
Parts used aloe barbadendis plant
Aloe uses fresh leaves collected from plants of at least 3 years old. From aloe leaves nowadays a gel is obtained which is obtained by opening the leaf.
How to use it
For external use, aloe gel is used as a healing agent for burns and wounds, as a soothing and calming agent, such as revitalizing tonic and skin moisturizer. Fresh, open aloe leaves can be placed directly in contact with the skin to soothe minor burns and scalds.
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