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Aloe ferox

Aloe ferox

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Aloe ferox
aloe seeds

Aloe ferox, the bitter aloe, is most known for its medicinal qualities. In parts of South Africa, the bitter yellow juice of aloe ferox, which is harvested just below the leaf surface, has been harvested as a renewable resource for two hundred years. The gelatinous mass inside the leaves is used in cosmetics and has wound healing properties.

The sowing takes place in plastic pots. The substrate used is either commercial cat litter on a mineral basis , perlite or pumice. Distribute the seeds evenly on the substrate. Cover larger seeds sparingly with substrate, fine seeds may remain on the surface.

Then put the plastic pot in a zip-lock bag - with a pot size of 6 cm we recommend a zip-lock bag of size 120 x 170 mm. Put enough tap water in the zip-lock bag with a few drops of universal fertilizer so that a few millimeters of water remain after the substrate has been absorbed. 

Location: partially shady on the windowsill or in a miniature greenhouse, during the day the temperatures should be around 23 - 28 C, at night a little lower at 20 - 22 C. 

price is for 10 seeds

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