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Aloe vera

Common Name: Burn Plant, Medicine Plant

Plant Family: Aloaceae

Aloe vera
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Price:  £6.50
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3 in stock

Size/Qty:  10.5 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Herbal/ medicinal
Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Season of Interest:  All year round
Flower Colour:  Yellow
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Evergreen:  Yes
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


This popular succulent is very useful to have around the home. The fleshy interior of the leaves can soothe and help heal minor skin ailments and burns. Works superbly to alleviate pain from stinging nettles. Spikes of yellow flowers appear in summer. Grow in loam based compost with added grit. Ideal for a sunny windowsill


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall