Aloe is a very rich genus of ornamental plants, known in the field of landscaping and landscape architecture with its Latin name Aloe.
The genus Aloe contains many species, in general it is an evergreen shrub (this means that its leaves do not fall off in winter, but are preserved throughout the year, only the old ones die off, and new ones appear in their place). In the interior it is used with different types of flowers. Used in interior landscaping of any home.
This plant originates from the island of Madagascar, the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. Characteristic of these plants is that they are succulents, which means that their leaves are fleshy and they store water in them to cope with the difficult conditions of their natural habitat. That is why this plant is valued.
Through these fleshy leaves they quite successfully survive long periods of drought without suffering any damage.
Even in the conditions of Aloe (Aloe sp.) Continental climate, as in our country, they prefer dry, warm and sunny places.
It is not necessary to water regularly, but it is good to maintain a slight soil moisture.
And like any other plant and aloe in the winter does not need regular watering.
During the winter it is recommended to reduce watering even more.
An important factor in aloe is to know how to water it properly, because if you overmoisten it, you create conditions for root rot, and hence the death of the plant.
This plant is used extensively to create desert landscapes on the balcony or garden, combines quite well with stones and sand. One of the most popular types of aloe is undoubtedly aloe vera, which is the real aloe.
This species is valued not only for its decorative qualities, but also for the juice contained in its leaves.
Its juice has medicinal and cosmetic Aloe (Aloe sp.) Properties.
This plant grows to a height of about 50-60 cm and forms a rosette of gray-green, lanceolate and naturally fleshy leaves.
It blooms yellow, the inflorescence resembling a bunch, is located at the top of the stem.
There is a huge variety of species and forms of this plant.