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Medicine Plant
Aloe vera

Aloaceae (formerly Liliaceae)

Succulent with fleshy leaves which grow in a whorl and have small spines on the leaf margin; spike flowers which are not important.

Plant Form or Habit: curved

Plant Use: pot plant

Exposure: high

Flower Color: white, not important

Blooming Period: summer

Height: 2 feet

Width: 2 feet

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Allow soil to dry between waterings; provide bright light but not full sun; add sand to soil to improve drainage.


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