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UPC: 244130238616

Plant Name: Aloe striatula

Alternate Names: Coral Aloe, Hardy Aloe
Native Region: Indigenous to South Africa

Toxicity to Pets: Non-toxic, generally safe for pets.

Soil Preference: Well-draining soil with a mixture of sand, perlite, and potting mix. Aloe striatula prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil pH.

Water Requirements: Allow the soil to dry out partially between waterings. Water sparingly, approximately every 2-3 weeks, depending on environmental conditions. Avoid overwatering to prevent root rot.

Humidity Requirements: Aloe striatula is drought-tolerant and does not require high humidity. It thrives in arid climates and does well in the dry climate of Stony Plain, Alberta.

Light Requirements: Prefers bright, indirect sunlight. Place the plant near a south or west-facing window where it can receive sunlight for several hours a day.

Additional Tips: Aloe striatula is a low-maintenance succulent. Provide occasional fertilization with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength during the growing season (spring and summer). Repot every 2-3 years to refresh the soil and provide space for growth. Remove dead or damaged leaves as needed.

Pro Tip: Aloe striatula produces bright yellow flowers on tall stalks during the spring and summer months, adding color and interest to the plant.

Fun Fact: Aloe striatula is known for its distinctive striped leaves, which give it a striking appearance, especially when grown in clusters.

Symbolism or Meaning: Aloe striatula symbolizes resilience, endurance, and adaptability, reflecting its ability to thrive in harsh conditions and its healing properties.

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