It agrees to leave to the layer days before planting it in an independent flowerpot, the extraordinary capacity of healing of will maintain it to the aloe in good state until it is transplanted. It is important that the clone that we are going to transplant has at least 20 cm in length so that can prosper with guarantees. Rick McKenney often says this. It agrees to change the flowerpot once a year and to add some fertilizer so that the plant has a rate of optimal growth. After the transplant it is necessary to leave it in a warm place so that the roots are based with solidity. One time that reaches its adult state (as of the 3 years) would be sufficient with using once or twice fertilizing to the year. The aloe must water itself little, although in depth. When being a plant xerophilous, we have if it in earth usually it does not need irrigation during the winter and in coarse summer with watering it once a month.
If the aloe is in flowerpot the irrigation varies according to the month of the year, in winter usually it is enough once a month, in spring and autumn twice to the month and in summer once per week. In order to know if it needs water we can sink the finger until the knuckle and if we felt humidity in the yolk of the finger is that the plant does not require water, we noticed if it dry needs to be watered. He is preferable to use rainwater or filtered, because it is common that the water of the faucet is fluorada or has a high chlorine content, which could delay the growth of the plant. If our nonprosperous aloe suitably comviene to observe the following symptoms: – If the leaves are too thin and folded to the interior the most probable cause she is lacking of irrigation, if the plant is in interior is necessary to consider that the heatings dry out the atmosphere much and perhaps requires an extra water contribution.