How to grow Aloe erocornuta
|It depends on the zone. In temperate zones from Spring to Autumn. In warmer climates it can also bloom in winter.
|Abundanly in Summer when soil is very dry. Scarcely the rest of the year.
|Rocky gardens, slopes facing the sun, also in pots.
|It doesn’t stand frost. In cold weather better shelter indoors or protect from cold.
|From offsets (Plant directly in the soil. Do not water for some days. Choose 20 to 30 cm tall offsets) Also by rizhomes (Plant in a sand bed and replant when the plant has produced some roots) It can also be produce from seeds. In this case it shows a very slow growing.
|A very well drained soil with loam and sand. A good proportion of draining material (grinded tiles, or stoned) Add liquid fertilizer from time to time.
|The same medicinal plant than Aloe vera. See properties.
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This article was endorsed by Julián Masats - Technical agricultural engineer specialized in horticulture and gardening.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing
22 April, 2019