Aloe - care of

Colin Will colin.will at virgin.net
Sun Jul 19 16:50:22 EST 1998


PHYLLIS GOODFRIEND wrote:
> 
> I've had an aloe plant for 6 months.  Gradually the leaves get soft and
> brownish--starting from the bottom leaf.  What am I doing wrong?  Thank you.



Probably over-watering. What you don't say is where you are keeping it,
and how you treat it. Most aloes appreciate being kept slightly on the
dry side (let the compost dry between waterings), keep in a warm, light
environment. Is it Aloe variegata you have? It's usually a fairly tough
plant.

Colin Will



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