Aloe Vera Plants

Aloe Plant Broke


cgcuevas2012 added on April 23, 2015 | Answered

A large piece of my aloe plant fell off the main plant. Can I root it or do I just plant it? I don't think I can put it in water to root, right? HELP! It is a houseplant and broke off big main plant with no roots.


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shelley
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Answered on April 23, 2015

You can try, but it will most likely rot. The most successful method of aloe plant propagation is from offsets or “pups” (which have complete root systems attached).

With your cutting, let it heal (by letting it dry and callous), then stick it in moist soil.

For more information about aloe vera plant propagation, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/aloe-vera/aloe-plant-propagation.htm

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