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Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Aloe Barbadensis Mill
  • Common Names: Chinese Aloe, First Aid Plant, Burn Aloe, True Aloe.

Aloe Vera: Nature’s Healing Treasure

Aloe Vera, often referred to as the “Plant of Immortality,” is a revered succulent known for its remarkable medicinal properties. Its fleshy, serrated leaves contain a clear gel with a myriad of therapeutic uses, from soothing burns and skin irritations to promoting overall skin health. Beyond its healing prowess, Aloe Vera is a hardy and low-maintenance plant, making it a popular addition to homes and gardens worldwide. With its distinctive rosette of succulent leaves and its centuries-old legacy as a natural remedy, Aloe Vera stands as a symbol of nature’s healing power, offering both practical benefits and a touch of green vitality to any environment.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera, renowned for its healing properties and attractive succulent foliage, is a versatile and popular houseplant. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Aloe Vera thrives and continues to provide its numerous benefits.

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Place your Aloe Vera in bright, indirect sunlight. It thrives in bright light conditions but can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning or late afternoon. A sunny windowsill is ideal.

Watering:

  • Allow Soil to Dry: Aloe Vera is drought-tolerant. Water the plant moderately, allowing the top 1-2 inches (2.5-5 cm) of soil to dry out between waterings. Ensure the pot has good drainage to prevent overwatering, which can lead to root rot.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Aloe Vera in a well-draining succulent or cactus potting mix. A mix with perlite or sand helps ensure proper drainage and prevents waterlogging.

Container:

  • Use a Pot with Drainage: Choose a pot with drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. This prevents water from pooling at the bottom, which can harm the plant’s roots.

Temperature:

  • Moderate Temperatures: Aloe Vera prefers temperatures between 59°F to 77°F (15°C to 25°C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures in the winter but should be protected from frost.

Fertilizing:

  • Minimal Fertilization: Fertilize sparingly during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, diluted, liquid succulent fertilizer. Apply every 4-6 weeks. Avoid over-fertilization, which can damage the plant.

Pruning:

  • Minimal Pruning: Trim away any dead or withered leaves near the base of the plant to maintain its appearance. Aloe Vera typically doesn’t require extensive pruning.

Repotting:

  • Repot as Needed: Aloe Vera should be repotted into a slightly larger container when it becomes root-bound or outgrows its current pot. Repotting every 2-3 years is generally sufficient.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Monitor for Pests: Keep an eye out for common succulent pests like mealybugs or aphids. If you notice an infestation, treat it promptly with neem oil or insecticidal soap.

Propagation:

  • Offsets or Leaf Cuttings: Aloe Vera can be propagated by carefully removing offsets (baby plants) that grow at the base of the main plant or by taking leaf cuttings. Allow cut ends to callus before planting them in well-draining soil.

Gel Harvesting:

  • Harvesting Gel: You can harvest the gel from the Aloe Vera leaves for various skincare and medicinal purposes. Cut a mature leaf near the base, slice it open, and extract the gel. Be careful not to damage the plant in the process.

By following these care instructions, you can cultivate a healthy and productive Aloe Vera plant in your home. This versatile succulent offers not only aesthetic beauty but also a valuable natural remedy for various skin and health-related needs.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Aloe Vera

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Aloe Barbadensis Mill
  • Common Names: Chinese Aloe, First Aid Plant, Burn Aloe, True Aloe.

Aloe Vera: Nature’s Healing Treasure

Aloe Vera, often referred to as the “Plant of Immortality,” is a revered succulent known for its remarkable medicinal properties. Its fleshy, serrated leaves contain a clear gel with a myriad of therapeutic uses, from soothing burns and skin irritations to promoting overall skin health. Beyond its healing prowess, Aloe Vera is a hardy and low-maintenance plant, making it a popular addition to homes and gardens worldwide. With its distinctive rosette of succulent leaves and its centuries-old legacy as a natural remedy, Aloe Vera stands as a symbol of nature’s healing power, offering both practical benefits and a touch of green vitality to any environment.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera, renowned for its healing properties and attractive succulent foliage, is a versatile and popular houseplant. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Aloe Vera thrives and continues to provide its numerous benefits.

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Place your Aloe Vera in bright, indirect sunlight. It thrives in bright light conditions but can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning or late afternoon. A sunny windowsill is ideal.

Watering:

  • Allow Soil to Dry: Aloe Vera is drought-tolerant. Water the plant moderately, allowing the top 1-2 inches (2.5-5 cm) of soil to dry out between waterings. Ensure the pot has good drainage to prevent overwatering, which can lead to root rot.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Aloe Vera in a well-draining succulent or cactus potting mix. A mix with perlite or sand helps ensure proper drainage and prevents waterlogging.

Container:

  • Use a Pot with Drainage: Choose a pot with drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. This prevents water from pooling at the bottom, which can harm the plant’s roots.

Temperature:

  • Moderate Temperatures: Aloe Vera prefers temperatures between 59°F to 77°F (15°C to 25°C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures in the winter but should be protected from frost.

Fertilizing:

  • Minimal Fertilization: Fertilize sparingly during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, diluted, liquid succulent fertilizer. Apply every 4-6 weeks. Avoid over-fertilization, which can damage the plant.

Pruning:

  • Minimal Pruning: Trim away any dead or withered leaves near the base of the plant to maintain its appearance. Aloe Vera typically doesn’t require extensive pruning.

Repotting:

  • Repot as Needed: Aloe Vera should be repotted into a slightly larger container when it becomes root-bound or outgrows its current pot. Repotting every 2-3 years is generally sufficient.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Monitor for Pests: Keep an eye out for common succulent pests like mealybugs or aphids. If you notice an infestation, treat it promptly with neem oil or insecticidal soap.

Propagation:

  • Offsets or Leaf Cuttings: Aloe Vera can be propagated by carefully removing offsets (baby plants) that grow at the base of the main plant or by taking leaf cuttings. Allow cut ends to callus before planting them in well-draining soil.

Gel Harvesting:

  • Harvesting Gel: You can harvest the gel from the Aloe Vera leaves for various skincare and medicinal purposes. Cut a mature leaf near the base, slice it open, and extract the gel. Be careful not to damage the plant in the process.

By following these care instructions, you can cultivate a healthy and productive Aloe Vera plant in your home. This versatile succulent offers not only aesthetic beauty but also a valuable natural remedy for various skin and health-related needs.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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