|1||15C+||Indoor||Grow as a houseplant or under heated glass.|
|2||10 to 15C+||Indoor / Outdoor||Grow indoors, or outdoors in summer in a sheltered spot|
|3||5 to 10C||Tender||Grow outdoors in summer, and in a heated glasshouse in winter.|
|4||1 to 5C||Tender||Grow outdoors or under glass without risk of frost.|
|5||-5 to 1C||Half-Hardy||Hardy in coastal/mild/sheltered areas. Will not tolerate hard/sudden frost. May require winter protection in situ. such as fleece or straw mulch.|
|6||-10 to -5C||Hardy||May suffer at altitude, central/northerly locations, harsh winters, cold gardens and when grown in pots.|
|7||-15 to -10C+||Hardy||Will survive most severe winters but may be at risk in central/northerly locations and in pots. Top growth may be destroyed but will usually re-grow.|
|8||-20 to -15C||Hardy||Will survive severe winter, but may need protection when grown in pots.|
|9||-20C & Colder||Very Hardy / Hardy||in the severest European climates.|
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Originating from SW Arabian Peninsula
Evergreen, succulent perennial famous for its medicinal properties. Its natural habitat is sandy or rocky terrain but has naturalised in many Southern European countries.
Rosettes of thick, fleshy, succulent, strap-shaped leaves with soft teeth along the margins. Produces racemes of yellow, tubular flowers on long stems.
Aloe vera is an excellent treatment for burns and grazes. Simply peel back the surface of a leaf and rub the soothing green slimy gel over the wound. Keep a piece in the car or handbag – it lasts for months.
Grow in sharply drained compost in sun.
Height and spread after 1 – 2 years 1m x 1m
|Height after 10 years|
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