Aloe Vera Plants
Q.

Aloe plant

Zone Long Island, New York | Tania added on August 11, 2017 | Answered

problem of the darkening, wrinkled leaves. The plant was cut at the base of its stem and transplanted to proper cactus soil several months ago Furthermore, mentioning that new growth has been emerging from the top even as the lower leaves shrivel and dry up.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 14, 2017

Dividing an Aloe is a great way to start plants, but people often neglect to let the end of the pup plant callous over. This step helps prevent the plant from rotting in the soil.
The darkening leaves are from root rot.
Keep moisture to a minimum.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/aloe-vera/dividing-aloe-plants.htmhttps://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/aloe-vera/aloe-vera-plant-care.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Aloe Vera Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More