Scientific Name: Aloe vera
Common Name: healing plant
Family Name: Asphodelaceae
Origin: South America
Hardiness Zone: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 °C)
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant, Succulent or Cacti
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Open, Stiffly upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Medicinal plant
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Spiraled, Basal, Succulent, Glabrous, Lanceolate, Spinose
Flowers: Raceme, Orange, Yellow, Can flower any month
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal, spiraled with age, thick, sword-like, fleshy with a toothed edge; florets tubular with 6 tepals on long racemes.