• grows
  • Annual climbing plant, grows up to 2-4 m (6.5-13 ft. (ebay.ph)
  • The plant is easily recognized because it grows in a clump of gray-green dagger-shaped foliage, and you will notice small spots and short white lines all over the stems. (constantcontact.com)
  • It grows 1 to 2 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide in USDA plant hardiness zones 8 through 11. (sfgate.com)
  • Aloe yucca (Y. aloifolia) produces fragrant, white flowers in the summer and grows 10 to 25 feet tall by 12 to 15 feet wide in USDA zones 6 through 11. (sfgate.com)
  • Golden ice plant (D. nubigenum), also known as hardy ice plant, grows 1 to 2 inches tall in mats 18 to 24 inches wide. (sfgate.com)
  • Purple ice plant (D. cooperi) grows 2 to 4 inches tall in mats 12 to 23 inches wide. (sfgate.com)
  • The ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) grows slowly and rarely needs to be repotted. (gardenguides.com)
  • Aloe petricola is a medium sized plant that grows fairly low to the ground. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aloe petricola grows best in early to mid winter, but flowers on this plant typically do not bloom until mid summer, and are seen at their best towards the end of July and beginning of August in the northern hemisphere. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aside from its simple upkeep, this aloe grows quite well in cultivation and looks outstanding either on its own or bunched in groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • The plant grows slowly and flowers when it is four to five years old. (wikipedia.org)
  • It often grows in association with Aloe ferox, A. pluridens and A. speciosa, and hybrids are not uncommon. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rare and declining Langeberg rambling-aloe, Aloiampelos decumbens, which grows far to the west in the Langeberg mountains in the Western Cape, is sometimes described as being merely an isolated subspecies of Aloiampelos gracilis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The coffee plant grows wild in such widely separated places as Liberia and southern Ethiopia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Superficially, Aloe erinacea looks almost identical to Aloe melanacantha, however it is slightly smaller and it sometimes grows into dense clumps due to offsetting. (wikipedia.org)
  • clumps
  • The mother plant can have long dagger-like foliage up to 12 inches long growing on a single stem while the new plants seem to develop in clumps around her with much shorter foliage. (constantcontact.com)
  • soil
  • Like other Aloe species, A. vera forms arbuscular mycorrhiza, a symbiosis that allows the plant better access to mineral nutrients in soil. (bayho.com)
  • When you transplant the new baby plants, use a good quality potting soil like Espoma's new planting soil or Black Gold planting mix to help the plants get established quickly in the new container. (constantcontact.com)
  • Give the plant a good watering to help firm the soil around the plant and help establish the new roots quickly. (constantcontact.com)
  • Their ability to grow in any type of well-drained soil and tolerate partial shade makes them compatible with many succulents. (sfgate.com)
  • Both plants prefer well-drained, neutral, loamy to sandy soil in a site with full or partial sun. (sfgate.com)
  • Tall and narrow cornstalk plants (Dracaena fragrans) prefer dry soil and indirect light. (gardenguides.com)
  • Additional growth requirements for this succulent plant include a soil pH that is either acidic, neutral (pH=7), or very slightly basic. (wikipedia.org)
  • This aloe tends to grow in rocky locations, where the plant is surrounded in stones, and the soil is only covering the roots. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are usually found in groups among rubble and rocky outcrops (hence their Afrikaans name, "Puin Aalwyn", or "Rubble Aloe"), growing in clay or sandy soil. (wikipedia.org)
  • topically
  • Aloe also has antioxidant properties, which may translate to skin protection when applied topically, or internal protection against oxidative damage when consumed as a drink. (infobarrel.com)
  • vitamins and minerals
  • Many people also use aloe vera as a replacement for lotions and other moisturizers, due to the high amount of vitamins and minerals it contains. (reference.com)
  • Aloe contains over 75 active constituents, including vitamins and minerals, enzymes, amino acids, natural sugars and agents which have anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. (seaweedbathco.com)
  • Aloe vera is comprised of over 200 active elements including a combination of vitamins and minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharides and fatty acids. (earthclinic.com)
  • plant's
  • Aside from A. decumbens, this plant's closest relative is Aloiampelos striatula, a larger and more robust plant that occurs further inland in the Eastern Cape mountains. (wikipedia.org)
  • leaf
  • I was reading all these wonderful remedies using the aloe leaf but I must caution you on other effects. (earthclinic.com)
  • While most of the plant lies along the ground, the terminal leaf-bearing head is often erect, facing upwards to the sun. (wikipedia.org)
  • anti-inflammatory
  • Research has shown aloe has anti-inflammatory properties for reducing common, every day inflammation. (infobarrel.com)
  • The hydro-alcohol extract of Aloe buettneri A. Berger has anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer and wound healing properties in rat oedema paw. (wikipedia.org)
  • K Metowogo, A Agbonon, K Eklu-Gadegbeku, AK Aklikokou and M Gbeassor Anti-ulcer and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Hydroalcohol Extract of Aloe buettneri A. Berger (Lilliaceae) Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research Vol. 7, No. 1, 2008 pg 907-912 Burkill, H.M., 1995. (wikipedia.org)
  • widely
  • This plant is also widely used in medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Extracts of aloe vera are widely used as therapeutic agents for the treatment of minor cutaneous injuries. (infobarrel.com)
  • Aloe vera is now widely used on facial tissues, where it is promoted as a moisturiser and/or anti-irritant to reduce chafing of the nose of users suffering hay-fever or cold. (exportersindia.com)
  • excelsa
  • Bombax or silk-cotton trees attain gigantic proportions in the forests, which are the home of the India rubber-producing plants and of many valuable kinds of timber trees, such as odum (Chlorophora excelsa), ebony, mahogany (Khaya senegalensis), Oldfieldia (Oldfieldia africana) and camwood (Baphia nitida). (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • There are several indoor plants that are known to be hard to kill. (gardenguides.com)
  • The plant is also known as an adaptogen, as it boosts the body's natural ability to adapt to external modifications and resist disease. (earthclinic.com)
  • Aloe Vera is 99 percent water and contains substances known as glycoproteins and polysaccharides. (infobarrel.com)
  • The company is a well-known provider of Aloe Vera Products. (exportersindia.com)
  • Aloe vera is one of the oldest known medicinal plants gifted by nature. (exportersindia.com)
  • Aloiampelos commixta is a rambling, multi-stemmed plant, also known as the Peninsula rambling aloe. (wikipedia.org)
  • However most of the known plants are located within Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) and their high, inaccessible habitat is usually too steep and rocky to be used for agriculture or development. (wikipedia.org)
  • The South African National Biodiversity Institute now recognizes that these are all members of the same species, Aloe perfoliata, comprising what were previously known as Aloe mitriformis, Aloe distans, Aloe comptonii, Aloe albispina and Aloe flavispina among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cape
  • The major threat to this species comes from invasive alien plants - chief among these "Rooikrans" (Acacia cyclops) from Australia which, until recently, blanketed the slopes of the Cape Peninsula. (wikipedia.org)
  • This plant thrives in the winter-rainfall climate of the Cape, to which it is perfectly adapted. (wikipedia.org)
  • natural habitat
  • When the sprawling stems become too long and untidy, it is best to prune the plant right back (this simulates the effects of a veldfire in its natural habitat). (wikipedia.org)
  • In their natural habitat, these aloes have long, prostrate, branching stems of up to 2 meters. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • Growing up in Maine, I got my inspiration for gardening from my mother, as she took the time to teach me how plants grew, and I spent many hours in the family garden with her and my dad. (constantcontact.com)
  • A member of the lily family, aloe vera is also a relative to garlic and onions. (earthclinic.com)