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Aloe Vera PLant

mookins

By Mookins

Norfolk, United Kingdom Gb

i have this and when I fist got it it was very succulent and healthy, then it went brown and slightly shrivelled so I changed the soil to make it slightly gritty, and hardly ever water it. I did have it in the greenhouse but now its on the kitchen windowsill. its still looking quite peeky but slowly perking up, is there anything els ei should do?

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I water mine about weekly, and add very occasional dilute feed. Some were brown in the winter, but I leave them outside in summer (since early May) and they have gone more green.
Brown tips to the leaves are a sign of lack of water.

15 Jul, 2009

 

Give it a good soak but don't let it stand in water for long. Let it dry out for a week or so, depending on temps, and soak again. It can last without water for a while but does need watering regularly when dry.

15 Jul, 2009

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