Lily of the Desert
Also known as
Medicinal Aloe, Chinese Aloe, Indian Aloe, Medicine plant, True Aloe, Burn Aloe, First Aid Plant, Bitter Aloe, Wand of Heaven and Miracle Plant
How to care for Lily of the Desert
Lily of the Desert needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Lily of the Desert love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Lily of the Desert does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lily of the Desert after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.